Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy in San Antonio, TX

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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 patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills (CSRH-WH) is a 150-bed hospital serving the fastest growing area of San Antonio. Specialized care includes orthopedic and surgical services, ICU, women’s services, a newborn nursery, comprehensive cardiovascular care from diagnostics to open heart surgery, vascular lab, sleep center, emergency services, the CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute, wound care, rehabilitation, and more. The campus also boasts an Outpatient Imaging Center and three medical plazas, one of which houses our CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Program and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Health Center.


• Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
• 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;
• Transport duties.


A. Education/Skills

  • See licensure and/or certification requirements

B. Experience

  • 1 - 3 years of experience preferred

C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

  • RT or RCP License in state of employment required
  • BLS required
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by NBRC required

Work Schedule:

7PM - 7AM

Work Type:

Full Time

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Job Attributes

Job ID


Job Title

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy

Job Type


Schedule / Shift

7PM - 7AM

Job Category

Respiratory Care


CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System
11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX  78251 View on a map

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy

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