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Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT

Company: Heart Hospital of Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT opening with Heart Hospital of Austin today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. We are seeking a(an) Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) you will perform the critical care and diagnostic procedures utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases on patients of all ages. As a member of the patient focused care team you will be responsible for performing basic respiratory equipment maintenance, quality control measures and other administrative or technical tasks.
    • You will be responsible for setting up and operating various types of respiratory care equipment
    • You will be perform a range of technical procedures related to cardiopulmonary hemodynamics
    • You will demonstrate competency in proper airway care
    • You will be able to assess patients appropriately, interpret results accurately, and suggest alternative respiratory treatment
    • You will exhibit competency in the performance of routine patient assessment and in the ability to correctly recognize and interpret respiratory dysfunction
    • You will function as a respiratory care protocol assessor by delivering therapy and reassessing patients in a timely manner and maintaining proper and accurate documentation
    • You will communicate regularly with physicians and nurses about patient care plans and updatesJob QualificationsExperience
      • Acute Care Hospital experience preferredEducation
        • Graduate of an American Medical Association accredited Respiratory Therapy programLicenses and Certifications
          • Registered Respiratory Therapist credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
          • Current Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner license
          • Current certification as Basic Life Support (BLS) provider
          • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required for NICU RRT Staff
          • Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required for ICU RRT staff, which is part of St. David'sHealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascularfacilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive WellnessProgram. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We havethree catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programsin the world.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institutefor over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare. Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Heart Hospital of Austin, Austin , Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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