Respiratory Technician (RRT) PRN

Job Description

Respiratory Technician
Medical City McKinney
Adult and NICU
PRN Hours/Shift: 6:30 PM - 7:00 AM
96 - 144 hours in four weeks time; weekends vary

Since Medical City McKinney first opened its doors over 90 years ago, our very existence has been focused on serving the residents of McKinney and the surrounding areas. Today, as a thriving 260-bed hospital, we continue to lead the way of meeting and exceeding our growing community’s healthcare needs. Medical City McKinney provides comprehensive emergency, diagnostic, medical and surgical services, including cardiovascular, orthopedics, neurosciences and women’s and children’s services.

Medical City McKinney has built its name on providing area residents with exceptional healthcare that is both professional and personal. Our highly-skilled physicians and staff members are focused on providing you and your family with the most advanced and comprehensive healthcare available today...and for generations to come.

Job Requirements

POSITION SUMMARY:
It is the responsibility of respiratory therapists to demonstrate proficiency in all modalities of Respiratory Care.  The Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for execution of their assignment, which may include, but not limited to O2 therapy, UABD, IS, IPPB, CPT, ABG, bronchoscope assistance, ventilator care and airway management.  All assessment/evaluation will be done in compliance with hospital and department policies.  It is the responsibility of each employee to maximize the resources of the hospital.  As a member of the respiratory team, the employee will make a significant contribution to the public’s perception of the hospital

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One year experience in Respiratory Care is preferred. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
Must be licensed by the Texas Department of Health as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
RRT required.
BLS required.
ACLS, PALS and NRP required within six months of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
•Must have the ability to communicate and care for neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  Requires full understanding and ability to utilize the Respiratory Care process.  Requires knowledge, ability and judgment necessary to :
•Exercise judgment within the guidelines of the medical plan of care, department policy and licensure practice acts.
•Must possess knowledge of respiratory therapeutics and the correlation of diagnostic assessment
•Apply scientific knowledge;  use a variety of respiratory equipment;  and perform multiple technical procedures
•Make discriminating observation
•Must be capable of performing CPR without limitation and respond to all emergent situations
•Must be able to perform job responsibilities independently. 

SPECIAL DEMANDS:
May be exposed to communicable diseases, hazardous chemicals and radiation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Approximately 100% inside work.
May be exposed to changes in temperature or humidity occasionally.
Performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
May be exposed to gas fumes or dust occasionally.

Job Snapshot

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

Medical City McKinney

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-McKinney

Snapshot
Medical City McKinney
Company:
US-TX-McKinney
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Respiratory Technician
Medical City McKinney
Adult and NICU
PRN Hours/Shift: 6:30 PM - 7:00 AM
96 - 144 hours in four weeks time; weekends vary

Since Medical City McKinney first opened its doors over 90 years ago, our very existence has been focused on serving the residents of McKinney and the surrounding areas. Today, as a thriving 260-bed hospital, we continue to lead the way of meeting and exceeding our growing community’s healthcare needs. Medical City McKinney provides comprehensive emergency, diagnostic, medical and surgical services, including cardiovascular, orthopedics, neurosciences and women’s and children’s services.

Medical City McKinney has built its name on providing area residents with exceptional healthcare that is both professional and personal. Our highly-skilled physicians and staff members are focused on providing you and your family with the most advanced and comprehensive healthcare available today...and for generations to come.

Job Requirements

POSITION SUMMARY:
It is the responsibility of respiratory therapists to demonstrate proficiency in all modalities of Respiratory Care.  The Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for execution of their assignment, which may include, but not limited to O2 therapy, UABD, IS, IPPB, CPT, ABG, bronchoscope assistance, ventilator care and airway management.  All assessment/evaluation will be done in compliance with hospital and department policies.  It is the responsibility of each employee to maximize the resources of the hospital.  As a member of the respiratory team, the employee will make a significant contribution to the public’s perception of the hospital

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One year experience in Respiratory Care is preferred. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
Must be licensed by the Texas Department of Health as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
RRT required.
BLS required.
ACLS, PALS and NRP required within six months of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
•Must have the ability to communicate and care for neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  Requires full understanding and ability to utilize the Respiratory Care process.  Requires knowledge, ability and judgment necessary to :
•Exercise judgment within the guidelines of the medical plan of care, department policy and licensure practice acts.
•Must possess knowledge of respiratory therapeutics and the correlation of diagnostic assessment
•Apply scientific knowledge;  use a variety of respiratory equipment;  and perform multiple technical procedures
•Make discriminating observation
•Must be capable of performing CPR without limitation and respond to all emergent situations
•Must be able to perform job responsibilities independently. 

SPECIAL DEMANDS:
May be exposed to communicable diseases, hazardous chemicals and radiation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Approximately 100% inside work.
May be exposed to changes in temperature or humidity occasionally.
Performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
May be exposed to gas fumes or dust occasionally.
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