The Registered Respiratory Therapist will partner as part of a collective team in a thriving culture of learning and advancement, leveraging various scientific values, therapies, and techniques to optimize patient care and outcomes.
McLane Children's Hospital
Level 4 NICU
Level 2 Trauma
ECMO Team Staffed by RRT & RN's
NICU Transport Team
Full Time Pedi Transport Team
High Frequency Ventilators
Jet Ventilators in NICU
BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary bon upon position type and/or level
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs and directs the administration of respiratory care services (including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, inhaled medication, airway clearance, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and bedside spirometry), in partnership with attending physician and care team. Care is administered in a quality manner of excellence that is in accordance with established procedures. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.
Adheres to established policies including but not limited to infection control and isolation policies, HIPAA, time and attendance, and social media.
Performs willingly and professionally with peers and patients to maintain the very best work environment and outcomes.
Embraces the autonomy to grow and enhance skills such that professional and technical requirements are accomplished.
Focuses on continuous quality improvement in all of the aspects of clinical care, identifying, executing, and sharing opportunities to improve patient care.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
General knowledge of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment, and medications.
Able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand-held scanning, and email.
- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS in 30 days of hire or transfer.
- Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
- Reg Respiratory Therapist (RRT): Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!