Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
  • Beaumont, TX
Permanent
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Job description

RRT/CRT - Full Time with $10,000 Sign On Bonus - Beaumont, TX


We are looking to add top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team. 

Join us in performing Sacred Work!

Competitive benefits are offered including:

Matched Retirement Plan

Paid Time Off

Comprehensive Benefit Plan – Medical, Dental, Vision and Much More!

Bonus Potential

Summary/Objective

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy and evaluating the patient’s pulmonary function.  This Clinical position requires skills and experience evaluating and increasing a patient’s pulmonary function.  The Respiratory Therapist must support the mission of providing Sacred Work to all who enter the doors of Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas.

 

 

Essential Job Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Utilizes specialized knowledge of respiratory therapy principles in the provision of critical care services including but not limited to: CPR, Airway Management, and Ventilator Management: initiation, assessment, monitoring, and adjustments.

  2. Maintains high degree of competency in the operation of equipment in the Department to include trouble-shooting and minor repair.

  3. Utilizes specialized knowledge of respiratory therapy procedures in performing diagnostic studies: bedside spirometry, pulmonary mechanics, blood gas analysis and electrocardiograms.

  4. Selects, assembles, and checks equipment for proper function, operation, and cleanliness, including correction of malfunctions. Cleans and disinfects equipment per department policy and procedure. Utilizes supplies appropriately and assists with cost containment.

  5. Utilizes specialized knowledge of respiratory therapy procedures in performing general therapy: including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, aerosol medication therapy, chest physiotherapy, volume expansion therapy, IPPB.

  6. Assesses, conducts, monitors and modifies prescribed therapy to achieve plan of care goals and recommends adjustments as appropriate based on patient's response to therapy.

    Required Education and Experience

    Associates degree from Respiratory Therapy CoARC accredited training program. Registered through the National Board for Respiratory Care with 1-3 years of related experience .

    Required License/Certifications

    Licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Respiratory Care Practitioner; Current BLS (CPR) certification required with ACLS, PALS, NALS Certification preferred; NRP certification required for NICU Therapists.

 

Salary estimate

Average Registered Respiratory Therapist Salary

$26.07/hour

The average salary for a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Beaumont is $26.07 per hour. This is 6% lower than the Texas average of $27.71.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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