Respiratory Therapist PICU

in Temple, TX

Respiratory Therapist PICU Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Job Location

    Temple, TX 76502, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area


  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift


Respiratory Therapist PICU
Shift: Variable– Rotating Weekends
Sign-On Bonus: $20,000
Location: McLane Children’s 3rd Floor
Setting: Med-Surg, PICU, & ED

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.

Facility - McLane Children's Hospital

  • Level 4 NICU
  • PICU
  • Level 2 Trauma
  • ECMO Team Staffed by RRT & RN's
  • NICU Transport Team
  • Full Time Pedi Transport Team
  • High Frequency Ventilators
  • Jet Ventilators in NICU      

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.

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


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.


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.


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

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

      &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

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


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