Clinical Therapist I – North

Staffing Management Group

HENDRICK MEDICAL CENTER
RT Respiratory Therapy
Full Time
Night Shift
Every other weekend, rotating

JOB SUMMARY

  • Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy students and new graduates. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Education
    • Graduate of Registry Level Respiratory Care Program
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential NBRC
  • Minimum Work Experience
    • No previous experience
  • Required Licenses/Certifications
    • State of Texas licensure in Respiratory Care
    • Annual renewal of National Board for Respiratory Care active status for therapists subject to the Continuing Competency Program (CCP)
    • Graduate Therapists must obtain CRT credentials and then test for RRT credential and NBRC Credential active status within 1 year of graduation. If RRT Credential is not obtained, will be placed into Respiratory Care Practitioner job position until RRT credential is obtained.
    • BLS – should not initiate patient contact until completed
    • ACLS – completed within six (6) months
    • ENPC or PALS – completed within one (1) year 
    • NRP – completed within one (1) year
  • Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
    • Input data into computer programs.
    • Maintain work area according to OSHA and NIOSH standards
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