El Paso, TX
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Job Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) 

Shift: Full-time 7P – 7A, AND 7A – 7P

This hospital is part of the leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region, with physicians, nurses and staff who are committed to delivering the highest quality patient care available. With 325 beds, this full-service, acute care hospital offers comprehensive medical services in nearly every specialty including a certified stroke program, adult and pediatric intensive care, cardiology and neuroscience. The Women’s Center includes an award-winning maternity care program—including excellence in labor and delivery—and is the only hospital in the city with private rooms for neonatal intensive care unit patients and families. This Medical Center is also known for cutting-edge robotic surgery and the region’s only kidney transplant program.

Position Summary:

 As 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.

Experience Required:

6 months Clinical experience in an acute care


Education Required:

Associate’s in Respiratory from an accredited program

 

Licenses and Certifications:

Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

·         Current Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license – MUST HAVE

·         Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

·         Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification – preferred

·         Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification – preferred

·         Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification – preferred

·         Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood pressure, Lab work, and Emotional support

(S.T.A.B.L.E.) Neonatal Education Program Certification – preferred

 

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