Respiratory Care Tech CRTT / PRN

Job Description

FACILITY SUMMARY:
Del Sol Medical Center is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital.  Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital.  We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10.  We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Knowledge of patient responses to medication, side effects and proper dosages used in respiratory care. Able to communicate effectively with Physicians, patient, nursing and other allied health practitioners, other managers, the public and with Administration. Ability to teach/instruct, assess and reassess others as needed.  Recognizes and reports patient abuse and neglect. Basic knowledge of dynamic and static pulmonary function values and knowledge of generally accepted practices in respiratory care as prescribed by the physician for all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge in the delivery, setup and maintenance of respiratory care equipment based on routine and non-routine applications.  Performs patient assessment and recommends appropriate therapeutic and diagnostic modalities per department protocols.  Responsible for establishing and assisting with maintenance of arterial lines. 
 
POPULATION SERVED:     
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served:  Pulmonary conditions inckluding but not limited to: COPD, CHF, PE, asthma, and all other constrictive and restrictive pulmonary disorders.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Uses knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and emergency procedures to provide safe and effective patient respiratory care.
  2. Maintains strict infection control techniques at all times.
  3. Assists in providing inservices for peers and staff at least four times a year and as assigned.
  4. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  5. Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
  6. Implements Assess and Treat Protocols
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college required. 
           
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
Current Texas license for Respiratory Care Practitioner required.
BCLS certification required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:  (list required and preferred separately)
            One year Hospital experience preferred.
 
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
            Reads and writes basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer Physician's orders.
           Knowledge of universal precautions.
            Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.
            Ability to exercise judgment in recommending and providing appropriate respiratory care procedures.
            Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
 

Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-El Paso
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Del Sol Medical Center

At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life. That's more than just a privilege. At HCA, it's our calling. Since our founding nearly 50 years ago, we have followed a vision of healthcare the way it should be: patient-centered, constantly evolving and constantly improving, practiced with integrity and compassion. We all have a role in making this vision a reality. Together, we can make a difference in people's lives and build a thriving, healthier world.

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US-TX-El Paso

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Del Sol Medical Center
Company:
US-TX-El Paso
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

FACILITY SUMMARY:
Del Sol Medical Center is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital.  Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital.  We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10.  We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Knowledge of patient responses to medication, side effects and proper dosages used in respiratory care. Able to communicate effectively with Physicians, patient, nursing and other allied health practitioners, other managers, the public and with Administration. Ability to teach/instruct, assess and reassess others as needed.  Recognizes and reports patient abuse and neglect. Basic knowledge of dynamic and static pulmonary function values and knowledge of generally accepted practices in respiratory care as prescribed by the physician for all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge in the delivery, setup and maintenance of respiratory care equipment based on routine and non-routine applications.  Performs patient assessment and recommends appropriate therapeutic and diagnostic modalities per department protocols.  Responsible for establishing and assisting with maintenance of arterial lines. 
 
POPULATION SERVED:     
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served:  Pulmonary conditions inckluding but not limited to: COPD, CHF, PE, asthma, and all other constrictive and restrictive pulmonary disorders.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Uses knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and emergency procedures to provide safe and effective patient respiratory care.
  2. Maintains strict infection control techniques at all times.
  3. Assists in providing inservices for peers and staff at least four times a year and as assigned.
  4. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  5. Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
  6. Implements Assess and Treat Protocols
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college required. 
           
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
Current Texas license for Respiratory Care Practitioner required.
BCLS certification required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:  (list required and preferred separately)
            One year Hospital experience preferred.
 
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
            Reads and writes basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer Physician's orders.
           Knowledge of universal precautions.
            Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.
            Ability to exercise judgment in recommending and providing appropriate respiratory care procedures.
            Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
 
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