Campbell Road Campus

Registered Respiratory Therapist (11868249)
Location: Richardson, Texas - United States
Posted: 12/7/2019

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Part-time Rotating Night shift Completion of an accredited school for Respiratory Therapy BLS & ACLS certified Respiratory Care License 2 years of Critical Care experience. Basic computer knowledge required. Excellent customer service and team player attitude. The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures including ABG, PFT's, various forms of ventilator support, oxygen and aerosol therapy, bronchial hygiene therapy and airway maintenance. The Registered Respiratory Therapist I is expected to be proficient with the respiratory assessment and respiratory treatment of both adults and neonates. The RRT I also must be able to initiate and manage mechanical ventilator support for both adults and neonates. They must be able to demonstrate draw and run arterial blood samples, edit reports and manage the routine QC testing and routine maintenance on the blood gas analyzers. These procedures are performed under the indirect supervision of the department's medical director, according to departmental policies and procedures. The Registered Respiratory Therapist I must demonstrate strong physical assessment skills, problem solving and critical thinking skills. The Cardiopulmonary department encompasses respiratory therapy, pulmonary lab, blood gas lab and EKG. The Respiratory Therapist I skills are verified demonstratively and cognitively. The Respiratory Therapist I must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, understanding and ability to care for patients of all age groups; and be sensitive to the diverse and unique needs of patients based on age, sex, race and culture.

Performs respiratory therapeutics to include oxygen administration and weaning, aerosol and humidity therapy, IPPB, Inc Spirometry, airway maintenance, bronchial hygiene, chest physiotherapy, CPR and mechanical ventilation.
Performs and reports prescribed cardiopulmonary diagnostic procedures to include arterial blood gas analysis, pulse oximetry, pulmonary function studies, and electrocardiograms.
Prepares a treatment evaluation to include a bedside respiratory physical assessment, patient interview and a review of patient's medical record. Perform appropriate actions using critical thinking skills. Must be able to interpret the CXR, ABG, and PFT's when reviewing patient data.
Assembles, checks, operates and troubleshoots all cardiopulmonary equipment such as artificial airways, ventilators, oxygen analyzers, oxygen delivery devices and blood gas analyzers.
Participates in tasks related to infection control, safety and quality assurance.
Performs required cleaning and maintenance of all cardiopulmonary equipment and work areas.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (part-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Respiratory Therapist

Methodist Richardson Medical Center

The newest member of Methodist Health System, Methodist Richardson Medical Center serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas, and the surrounding communities.

Services offered at the five-story, 205-bed, acute care main facility include:

  • Surgical services

  • Knee replacement

  • Digital mammography

  • Cancer care

  • Cardiac services

  • Sleep Disorders Center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

  • And more

Methodist Richardson Medical Center was the first health care facility to receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, patterned after the renowned Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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