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Respiratory Therapist RRT

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Offering $20,000 Sign-On Bonus


Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Respiratory Therapist RRT with Del Sol Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Del Sol Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Del Sol Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Respiratory Therapist RRT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Uses knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and emergency procedures to provide safe and effective patient respiratory care.
  • Maintains strict infection control techniques at all times.
  • Assists in providing in services for peers and staff at least four times a year and as assigned.
  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Implements Assess and Treat Protocols
What qualifications you will need:
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS Pediatric Adv Life Supt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • STABLE must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • State Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician
  • Associate Degree


REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of COARC approved courses in Respiratory Therapy
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Minimum 6 months acute hospital experience required.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • One year Hospital experience preferred. Adult critical care 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. 

Del Sol Medical Center is a full service, acute-care hospital in east El Paso, Texas. We have a Level II trauma designation. This facility has 300+ patient beds. Our range of services include emergency care, cardiac care, women’s services, Level III NICU, rehabilitation, a bariatric clinic, and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Del Sol Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Respiratory Therapist RRT opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, El Paso , Respiratory Therapist RRT, Other , El Paso, Texas

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