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Registered Respiratory Therapist

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
06/21/2018
2018-06-212018-07-21
Job Code:
7340
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  • Healthcare
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Job Details

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist
JobID: 7340
Description:

 

  • About UMC
    UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech University which helps assist UMC’s mission and supports Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!

    UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
    Vision Statement:
    To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
     
    Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
     
    Standards of Excellence:
    Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

    General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND/OR DIPLOMA FROM RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY JRCRTE
    • Passed registry exam.One year experience in Respiratory Care preferred.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Occupational exposure of high risk for blood borne pathogens
    • Hours of duty may be irregular to accommodate department and patient requirements
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • EFFECTIVE AND PLEASANT COMMUNICATION WITH MEDICAL STAFF, NURSING, ANCILLARY DEPARTMENTS, AND DEPARTMENT STAFF TO ASSURE TEAMWORK APPROACH TOWARD PATIENT CARE
  • Job Description
    • Under general supervision of Lead Therapist of his/her shift or Lead/Management on duty. Required upon request of physician, sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment and performs procedures to be utilized in routine and complex treatment of respiratory diseases in compliance with policy and procedure. Maintains proficiency in all general activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • RRT credential, licensed by the Texas Medical Board, Texas Department of Health-Respiratory Care, and CPR
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is of medium demand, walking and standing a great deal of the time
    • Frequent bending over a patient in bed for several minutes at a time
    • Frequent lifting of equipment is required
    • May occasionally be asked to move objects weighing over fifty pounds
    • Near visual acuity required
    • All of these duties must be performed during the course of a normal business day
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in written form
    • FINE MOTOR SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL TO PERFORM PROCEDURES AND MANAGE EQUIPMENT

 

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Job Type: On Call/PRN
Category: Allied Health
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