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Respiratory Tech Student PRN

Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:



Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Respiratory Tech Student PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Las Palmas Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Las Palmas Medical Center, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief Support

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Respiratory Tech Student PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications


Knowledge of patient responses, side effects and proper dosages used in respiratory care. Able to communicate effectively with Physicians, patients, other managers, the public and with administration. Ability to assess and reassess patients for basic respiratory care. Able to recognize and report abuse and neglect in patients. Knowledge of pulmonary function values and knowledge of generally accepted practices in respiratory care as prescribed by the physician. Delivers, set up, maintains and utilizes evaluatory  judgement from routine and non-routine prescription in utilization of respiratory care equipment.


Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Pulmonary conditions including but not limited to: COPD, CHF, PE, asthma, and all other constrictive and restrictive pulmonary disorders.


  • Uses knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and emergency procedures to provide safe and effective patient care.
  • Maintains strict infection control techniques at all times.
  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.

What qualifications you will need:

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)

  • Proof of enrollment (i.e. transcripts) in E.P.C.C Respiratory Care program, or other accredited program.
  • Current BCLS certification required.
  • TMB temporary permit required upon completion/graduation from program
  • Permanent TMB license MUST be obtained within 6 months of completion/graduation.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:(list required and preferred separately)

  • Hospital experience and/or some healthcare experience preferred


  • 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 partner’s needs.
  • PROCEDURES LIMITED TO NON-INVASIVE, FLOOR THERAPY ONLY, to include oxygen therapy, nebulizer and positive pressure therapy, bi-level positive pressure therapy, and attendance at all emergency codes.

Las Palmas Medical Center is a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region’s only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women’s services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas 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.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Tech Student PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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: Las Palmas Medical Center, El Paso , Respiratory Tech Student PRN, Other , El Paso, Texas

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