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Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland
Location: Texas City
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Houston Healthcare Mainland, 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 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.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover 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)Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions is valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Respiratory Therapist coordinates and delivers high-quality, patient-centered respiratory care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty. As a vital part of the patient care team, the Respiratory Therapist performs a variety of diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures and monitors patients receiving invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation.What you will do in this role:
    • You will perform and document patient assessment, including breath sounds, airway patency, and cuff pressure. You will conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, respiratory therapy.
    • You will administer respiratory care therapies, including oxygen delivery, aerosol medication delivery, and chest physiotherapy.
    • You will assist with placement of artificial airways. You will initiate, monitor, and maintain mechanical ventilation.
    • You will monitor patient for therapeutic response. You will notify provider and intervene as appropriate in the event of an unintended response.
    • You will assist with transportation of ventilator-dependent patients.
    • You will respond to emergent patient situations and ensure airway integrity and adequate ventilation during resuscitation as required.What qualifications you will need:
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP) certification issued by the Texas Medical Board
      • RRT certification issued by the NBRC
      • Vocational School Graduate or Associate Degree from an accredited respiratory program
      • A minimum of 1 year experience working with ICU/ER patients; no new grads
      • This position is for the day shift, a campus of HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, has been serving Texas City, Texas for more than 60 years-bringing compassionate, "patients first" care into Galveston County and the surrounding communities. Since being founded in 1952, HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland has grown from a 90-bed hospital to a 220+ bed acute care facility offering quality care with premium services. That growth is a reflection of the changing needs of our community and patients, as well as rapidly advancing medical technology. Our highly skilled staff and specialized physicians provide service excellence to all of our patients. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. We are a Level IV Trauma Center and a Primary Stroke Center. Together, we offer a complete range of specialized health programs to improve the health of our community. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.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 the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN opening. We review all applications. 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

Keywords: HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland, Texas City , Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Texas City, Texas

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