HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) in Houston, Texas

Texas Orthopedic - Houston, Texas

Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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