Respiratory Therapist

in Waco, TX

Respiratory Therapist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24005633

  • Job Location

    Waco, TX 76712, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Other

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Night Job

Respiratory Therapist

  • Sign-on-Bonus $5K
  • Location:  BSW Hillcrest, Waco, Texas
  • Schedule/Shift: FT Night Position (3-12's per week)

ABOUT BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE (BSW)

  • Join a winning team of Registered Respiratory Therapist professionals!
  • Our diverse culture of learning and growth has opportunities for graduates and experienced Registered Respiratory Therapists across Central and North Texas.
  • Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a “Great Place To Work”, and is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas.

JOB SUMMARY
The Registered Respiratory Therapist will partner as part of a collective team in a thriving culture of learning and advancement, leveraging various scientific values, therapies, and techniques to optimize patient care and outcomes.

BENEFITS
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

- Tuition Reimbursement

- PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary bon upon position type and/or level


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

Performs and directs the administration of respiratory care services (including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, inhaled medication, airway clearance, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and bedside spirometry), in partnership with attending physician and care team. Care is administered in a quality manner of excellence that is in accordance with established procedures. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.

Adheres to established policies including but not limited to infection control and isolation policies, HIPAA, time and attendance, and social media.

Performs willingly and professionally with peers and patients to maintain the very best work environment and outcomes.

Embraces the autonomy to grow and enhance skills such that professional and technical requirements are accomplished.

Focuses on continuous quality improvement in all of the aspects of clinical care, identifying, executing, and sharing opportunities to improve patient care.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

General knowledge of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment, and medications.

Able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.

Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

General computer skills, including but not limited to: data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand-held scanning, and email.

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
      &nbspBasic Life Support (BLS): BLS in 30 days of hire or transfer.

      &nbspRespiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).

      &nbspReg Respiratory Therapist (RRT): Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care.

Job Skills

  • oxygen therapy
  • patient care
  • information security
  • respiratory care
  • aerosol therapy
  • basic life support
  • documentation
  • registered respiratory therapist
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • continuous quality improvement
  • infection control
  • data entry

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