HoustonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Houston jobs

PRN Respiratory Therapist - Nights - SE Campus

Company: Memorial Hermann
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Job Description:

PRN Respiratory Therapist - Nights - SE Campus At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care. Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it. Job Summary Position responsible for administering basic and advanced therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, including arterial blood gases, neonatal procedures, trauma care and ventilator transports, to patients with respiratory disorders, including patients in adult and neonatal critical care units. Function as a resource to RCP I. Participates and leads advanced patient education. Be actively involved in departmental quality program. Job Description Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree preferred in Respiratory Care Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience with a minimum of six (6) months of critical care experience. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required. Current and unrestricted Respiratory Care Practitioner License with the State of Texas required. BCLS and 1 of the following: ACLS, PALS, NRP, CPFT, RPFT, RPSGT, Asthma Certified Educator, NRP Instructor, ACLS Instructor, PALS Instructor or CPR Instructor. The position requires occasional lifting and carrying of up to 50 pounds; prolonged standing; frequent walking, stooping and squatting. Fine hand dexterity, eye-hand coordination, the ability to receive oral and written communication, and to communicate verbally and in writing are also necessary. The visual ability to monitor instruments, computers and equipment, recognize alphanumeric characters, distinguish colors and observe physical characteristics are essential to this position. Ability to commit to elected commitment schedule, with flexibility in scheduling and in moving within patient care areas when necessary. Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann. Principle Accountabilities: Performs duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction, while promoting safety, cost efficiency, and a commitment to the CQI process. Perform respiratory care quality assurance problem solving and take appropriate actions. Performs respiratory care procedures: administers medical gases, humidifiers and aerosols for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes according to advanced skills check-off for RCP II. Conducts advanced patient education per skills check-off. Takes and follows verbal treatment orders from physicians in administering drugs and medications to the cardiopulmonary system of patients. Evaluates treatment program, results and takes appropriate action. Performs the following: patient assessment, interpret arterial blood gases, pulmonary function testing, hemodynamics and chest x-rays as indicated in skills check-off for RCP II. Develop respiratory care plan and make recommendations for patient management. Serve as a resource person to RCP I. Communicates effectively with professional colleagues. Manages time effectively. Documents appropriately in the medical records and completes other documentation duties accurately and efficiently according to policies and procedures. Participates in the evaluation of new respiratory care equipment. Remain current in respiratory care through continuing education, participation in in-service training, and review of journals. Conducts inter and intradepartmental respiratory care in-services at least once a year to patients, staff, hospital, system or to the community. Adhere to commit to the agreed upon supplemental schedule set forth. Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. Other duties as assigned. 77089

Keywords: Memorial Hermann, Houston , PRN Respiratory Therapist - Nights - SE Campus, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Lead Veterinary Technician
Description: Lead Veterinary Technician - THRIVE College Station OPENING SOON Do you want to just go to work every day Or do you want to THRIVE, THRIVE, THRIVE click the link to learn more THRIVE is different. (more...)
Company: Pathway Vet Alliance
Location: College Station
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Registered Nurse II (RN) - Operating Room Sign On Bonus - Houston Meth
Description: Work Shift: DAY br Work Week: M - F br br Job Summary br At Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse RN IIB position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent (more...)
Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

RN Field Nurse Full-Time Weekend Only - Bonus Package $10,00
Description: AccentCare, Inc.-- is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local (more...)
Company: AccentCare
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019


Registered Nurse II (RN) - Medical ICU Nights Sign On Bonus
Description: Work Shift: 7p-7aWork Week: Full TimeJob SummaryHouston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is seeking an experienced ICU RN to work full time 7p-7a in the Medical ICU. This position is eligible for a sign (more...)
Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Physical Therapist
Description: Employer has a great travel therapy opportunity. A prestigious facility
Company: Host Healthcare
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Hospice RN Case Manager - College Station, TX
Description: AccentCare, Inc. is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local (more...)
Company: AccentCare
Location: College Station
Posted on: 07/17/2019

RN Field Nurse Full-Time Weekend Only -
Description: AccentCare, Inc. -- is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local (more...)
Company: AccentCare
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Emergency Department RN, PRN, Nights
Description: At Memorial Hermann, were about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow (more...)
Company: Memorial Hermann
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Travel Nurse (RN) OR (Operating Room)
Description: This is a travel Nurse - OR assignment in Sugar Land, TX, working days. Don't miss this exciting Operating Room travel RN
Company: Emerald Health Services
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room Days - Houston Methodist Sugar
Description: Work Shift: 7a-7p br Work Week: PRN as needed br br Job Summary br Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is looking for an experienced ER Nurse RN to work PRN as needed 7a-7p. br At Houston (more...)
Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Houston RSS job feeds