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Respiratory Tech Assistant

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Title: Respiratory Tech Assistant
JobID: 6587
  • 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
    • Enrolled in a JRCRTE approved school of Respiratory Care
    • Enrolled in clinical rotations
    • Maintains good standing with the JRCRTE approved Respiratory Care program
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Occupational exposure/ high risk for blood borne pathogens
    • Hours of Duty may be irregular to accomodate department and patient requirements.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • Good communication with medical staff, nursing, and ancillary departments to assure teamwork approach to patient care.
  • Job Description
    • Under the general supervision of the Lead therapist and upon the request of the physician, sets up and operates various types of respiratory equipment to be utilized in the routine treatment of respiratory diseases.
    • Note: This job description/performance appraisal form does not describe all job responsibilities that may be assigned to this job. Job responsibilities may change from time-to-time.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • None- current student status
  • 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.
    • May occasionally be asked to move objects weighing over 50 pounds.
    • Near visual accuity required.
    • Fine motor skills are essential to perform procedures and manage equipment.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.

Job Type: On Call/PRN
Category: Allied Health
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