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Work Schedule/Shift

7PM - 7AM

Req. No

50863

Job Title

Certified Respiratory Therapist (10k sign on bonus)

Market

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Respiratory Care

Travel

no

Facility

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview

Address

700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

Responsible for the pulmonary care of critical, non-critical, and chronically ill adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients under the direction of a physician with minimal supervision. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital. Performs patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans.

Job Responsibilities:

• Include, but are not limited to: Emergency (Code Blue and White) response; Airway management including nasotracheal & endotracheal suctioning; Delivery of aerosolized drugs; Ventilator management (i.e.: setup and operation); Oral hygiene; Airway retaining device placement and maintenance; Airway support device management including BiPAP and CPAP devices; Oxygen delivery devices and therapeutic monitoring; Chest film analysis; Bloodgas collection and analysis; EKG analysis; Accurate and complete documentation; Cleaning and stocking of equipment and supplies as necessary; Participate in CAP and JC surveys 

• RRTs may function as Shift Leader or serve in the capacity of Team Leader

 • Advanced practice skills may include: Therapeutic gas management and monitoring, including INO and HeO2; Pulmonary Function Testing; Bronchoscopy assist; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Waveform analysis; Nocturnal SpO2 evaluation (Desaturation Studies); Polysomnography


Requirements:

• Associate's Degree in Related Field of Study

• Graduate of an American Medical Association approved Registered Respiratory Therapist Program and successfully pass the RRT exam. 

• Basic computer knowledge. 

• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

• Previous experience as a respiratory therapist in an acute care environment preferred.

 • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. 

• Texas RCP license required. 

•Basic Life Support 

•Cert Resp Therapist NBRC 

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Work Type

Full Time - 7pm-7am

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