Respiratory Therapists $5K Sign on Bonus

Job Overview

Immediate opportunity for a Respiratory
Therapist, who will perform a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic cardiopulmonary
procedures that are intended to improve the cardiopulmonary status of patients
with the use of appropriate equipment and supplies. The Respiratory Therapist
is active in unit activities, transdisciplinary team activities to ensure
individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations.

Essential Functions:

  1. Develops and
    documents a plan for respiratory therapy treatment. Recommends changes and/or
    alternatives in orders/treatments to the physician to achieve patient
    compliance and maximum benefits to the treatment program. Communicates changing
    patient needs to physician.
  2. Assesses patients
    using a variety of diagnostic tests and monitoring devices to evaluate the
    patients’ cardiopulmonary status. Appropriately documents all assessments,
    treatments, procedures, test results and patient responses in a timely manner.
  3. Provides and
    documents emergency care including airway management, intubation and CPR.
    Responds to emergencies in hospital as needed and assists the team in a clam
    and effective manner when responding to emergencies.
  4. Provides and
    documents education administered to the transdisciplinary team, patient and
    family concerning diagnosis, treatment and post discharge care. Provides
    training and supervision of respiratory techniques for members of the
    transdisciplinary team and students (if applicable). Works in collaboration
    with the transdisciplinary team, patient and family.
  5. Plans and
    organizes work to effectively schedule patient treatments, maintain patient
    records and charges. Inspects, cleans, tests, maintains and rotates respiratory
    therapy equipment to ensure that equipment is functioning safely and
    efficiently, requesting repairs when necessary. Reports equipment maintenance
    and/or repair timely.
  6. Participates in
    departmental data collection to quality patient care and safely. Participates
    in Laboratory and/or Point-of-Care quality control, proficiency testing and
    performance improvement activities.
  7. The knowledge and
    skills necessary to perform the position requirements are demonstrated through
    the successful completion of competencies established for the position, to
    include population served and other special needs of patients or customers,
    served by the department.


One (1) year of experience with six months in adult critical care and/or
rehabilitation or two (2) years of experience in an acute or LTACH setting is

Graduate of an AMA approved 2 or 4-year Respiratory Therapy program or
completion of an AMA approved program equivalency. Fulfillment of RT requirements
established by state and/or licensing agency or authority.


Licensure/Certification: Current Respiratory Therapy license in the
state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required and
ACLS certification is required within six (6) months of hire. Current
membership in State affiliation, National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or
American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) is required. All Respiratory
Therapists must maintain current licensure, BLS and ACLS certifications while employed.

Job Detail
  • Job IDNEHCR-105798
  • StreetN/A
  • StateTX
  • Postal Code75205
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