Respiratory Therapist - RRT/CRT - FT - Day
Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Posted on: May 20, 2019
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded
in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients,
residents and their families.
We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and
commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and
resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our
success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of
life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT/CRT), primary
responsibility is for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments
and diagnostic procedures under the direction of the Licensed
Independent Practitioner The patient population served will range
from 18 years to geriatric who are experiencing medically complex
conditions and general cardiopulmonary conditions with
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT/CRT) will:
Evaluates, treats and cares for patients with breathing or other
Active involvement with the primary physician and interdisciplinary
team in developing the patients plan of care;
Assesses their respiratory disorders to improve their optimal
functional level of independence
Establishes and administers a treatment program with specific goals
determined according to the patients capacity and tolerance.
Conduct physician-prescribed treatments of a routine nature.
Perform chest physical therapy treatments which involve percussion,
postural drainage or suctioning; perform airway management
including trach tube changes, Passy-Muir Valve monitoring, and
intubation or extubation; set up, operate and monitor
Record resident treatment, education and response to care.
Submit accurate billing and documentation in accordance with RT
protocol, company policy and state/federal regulations.
Conduct in-servicing and competency testing of nursing staff.
Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company's Code
of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement,
appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Customer Service skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
Ability to project a professional image.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications
used in job functions (AS-400, Word processing, databases,
Education and/or Experience:
Associates degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited
Respiratory Care Education program required.
Minimally required to have successfully completed the standardized
national examination to receive the CRT credential.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is preferred; Respiratory
Care Practitioner (RCP) recommended.
Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
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