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Certified Respiratory Therapist

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Do you have the career opportunities as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David’s Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Certified Respiratory Therapist like you to be a part of our team.

As a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), you will administer respiratory care to patients by the attending physician. You will conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, therapy.

  • You will initiate, monitor, and maintain mechanically ventilated patients
  • You will administer and monitor respiratory care treatments
  • You will record pertinent information in patient’s medical record
  • You will perform noninvasive and invasive diagnostic tests and monitoring
  • You will perform cleaning, preventative maintenance and calibration of respiratory care equipment as required
  • You will function as respiratory care protocol assessor

St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Certified Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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.


Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Acute care hospital experience – preferred

Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of approved respiratory certification program or sufficient college credits to qualify for certification exam – preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license by the State of Texas
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist exam must be taken and passed within 6 months of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification as per St. David’s HealthCare policy
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification as per St. David’s HealthCare policy
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification as per St. David’s HealthCare policy

Keywords: St. David's Medical Center, Austin , Certified Respiratory Therapist, Other , Austin, Texas

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