HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT Cardiopulmonary in Denton, Texas

Registered Respiratory Therapist Cardiopulmonary Department Nights 6:30 pm to 7:00 am

Position Summary: Performs respiratory care procedures in the acute and critical care areas of the facility. Also responsible for P.O.C. Testing, arterial punctures, blood gas analysis, and QC on the blood gas equipment.

Qualifications: Licensure/certification/registration: Registered Respiratory Therapist with current Texas RCP LICENSE. Current BLS upon hire. ACLS, PALS, & NRP required within 180 days of hire.

Experience Required: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program.

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Manage stress appropriately Make decisions under pressure Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others Handle multiple priorities Work alone Work in areas that are confined and/or crowded

Hazards: Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy Exposure to communicable diseases Exposure to potential electric shock

Potential Contact With Blood, Body Fluids or Tissues: High risk: Job or activity can reasonably anticipate that regular contact with blood, body fluids or tissues is likely.

Working Conditions: Inside - Spends approximately 75% or more of time inside. Inside work has good ventilation, comfortable temperature

Physical Demands: LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20-lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs. OTHER:Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker), the weight of the average patient specific to the department

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: RRT Cardiopulmonary

Location: Texas-Denton-Medical City Denton

Requisition ID: 06251-94167