HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist RRT in McKinney, Texas

Respiratory Therapist

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Nights with Rotating Weekends

Location: Medical Center of McKinney

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures. * Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators. * Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs. * Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis. * Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment. * Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment. * Responds to emergency team calls. * Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Job Requirements Include: * RRT * State licensure * BLS health care provider. ACLS preferred. * Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). * Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment. * Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. * Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT

Location: Texas-McKinney-Medical Center of McKinney - McKinney

Requisition ID: 06264-84641