HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) in Houston, Texas
Texas Orthopedic - Houston, Texas
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
Maintains department supply levels.
Assists with the orientation of new personnel.
Maintains equipment and rentals.
Washes, dries and stores all non-disposable equipment.
Assists in completion of Quality Assessment and improvement activity including planning for course of action to resolve problems that are identified.
Provides general supervision of Respiratory Students from affiliated programs while on duty.
Initiates, administers and monitors all modalities of Respiratory Care as identified in the department policy and procedure manual.
Completes documentation of therapy appropriately.
Accurately verifies order.
Adheres to shift specific responsibilities.
Participates in CPR as functional member of the code team.
Performs diagnostic testing, including EKGs, apply Holter monitor and Pulmonary Function.
Obtains arterial blood gases and performs analysis.
Performs troubleshooting and assists with routine maintenance including quality controls for blood gas machine.
Maintains CPR certification.
Assumes responsibility for orientation of new personnel, as delegated by the Respiratory Care Manager.
Adheres to and complies with HCA's ethics and compliance policies and procedures in the Code of Conduct. Attends annual training sessions.
- Prefer 1 year experience as a therapist in an acute care facility is REQUIRED.
- Graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care.
- Must be licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner and certified by the National Board of Respiratory Care. CRT is in Texas is required.
- Current BLS Certification required.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
Location: Texas-Houston-Texas Orthopedic Hospital- Houston
Requisition ID: 01601-98585