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Respiratory Therapist Certified

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Kingsland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST CERTIFIED The Certified Respiratory Therapist has advanced knowledge and training of the cardiopulmonary system that is used to manage and treat patients. Therapists will use different scientific principles, therapies, and techniques to optimize patient care and outcomes. 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), as ordered by a patient?s attending physician, in a quality manner in accordance with established procedures. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations. Reviews physician?s orders, analyzes patient?s diagnostic test results and provides appropriate therapy based on the patient?s current clinical condition. If appropriate, implements approved protocols as directed by physician. Performs routine and advanced respiratory therapy; prioritizing patient needs in a rapidly changing environment. Instructs patient in the use of various respiratory care equipment in a thorough and professional manner. Assesses patient response to therapy and coaches the patient to improve technique. Documents all treatments and therapies given, any supplies used, and accurately files all corresponding charges. Reports outcomes of therapeutic interventions and makes recommendations as appropriate. Adheres to established policies including but not limited to: infection control and isolation policies, HIPPA, time and attendance, and social media. Works willingly and professionally with other employees, healthcare professionals, and students. Takes responsibility and initiative to understand and complete any professional or technical requirements set by leadership. Incorporates principles of continuous quality improvement in all of aspects of clinical care, identifying opportunities as appropriate. KEY SUCCESS FACTORS General understanding of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications. Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate. General computer skills, including but not limited to: typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email. 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 based upon position type and/or level QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS) Cert Respiratory Therapist (CRT): Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care. Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP). Facility / Location: Scott & White Hospital - Marble Falls, Texas Department / Shift: Respiratory Therapy - FT Day (8 hour) Shift

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Austin , Respiratory Therapist Certified, Healthcare , Kingsland, Texas

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