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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company name
Stormont-Vail Healthcare

Location
Lubbock, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare

Posted on
Apr 09,2019

Valid Through
Jul 23,2019

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About UMC

UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech University which helps assist UMC’s mission and supports Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!

UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:

Vision Statement:

To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country

Mission Statement:

Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.

Standards of Excellence:

Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

General Job / Performance Information

Education and Experience

ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND/OR DIPLOMA FROM RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY JRCRTE

Passed registry exam.One year experience in Respiratory Care preferred.

Environmental / Working Conditions

Occupational exposure of high risk for blood borne pathogens

Hours of duty may be irregular to accommodate department and patient requirements

Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships

EFFECTIVE AND PLEASANT COMMUNICATION WITH MEDICAL STAFF, NURSING, ANCILLARY DEPARTMENTS, AND DEPARTMENT STAFF TO ASSURE TEAMWORK APPROACH TOWARD PATIENT CARE

Job Description

Under general supervision of Lead Therapist of his/her shift or Lead/Management on duty. Required upon request of physician, sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment and performs procedures to be utilized in routine and complex treatment of respiratory diseases in compliance with policy and procedure. Maintains proficiency in all general activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations

RRT credential, licensed by the Texas Medical Board, Texas Department of Health-Respiratory Care, and CPR

Physical Capabilities

Work is of medium demand, walking and standing a great deal of the time

Frequent bending over a patient in bed for several minutes at a time

Frequent lifting of equipment is required

May occasionally be asked to move objects weighing over fifty pounds

Near visual acuity required

All of these duties must be performed during the course of a normal business day

Skills and Abilities

Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in written form

FINE MOTOR SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL TO PERFORM PROCEDURES AND MANAGE EQUIPMENT

Company info

Stormont-Vail Healthcare
Website : http://www.stormontvail.org/

Company Profile
The second oldest hospital in Kansas, Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center is the product of a merger between Christ's Hospital (founded in 1884) and the Jane C. Stormont Hospital and Training School for Nurses (1894). It has grown from a four-story hospital to a 586-bed acute care referral center for northeast Kansas. In the last generation, the health center has continued to serve the community while keeping pace with rapid changes in the health care field. Today, Stormont-Vail provides services not only for hospitalized patients, but for the growing number of outpatients. These services range from the county's most specialized level of infant care to a variety of older adult services. Our Medical Imaging Services include computerized tomography, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. The health center is serviced by an in-house pharmacy 24-hours a day and offers extensive pathology and clinical laboratory services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Stormont-Vail provides programs and seminars on health-related topics for the community. Health Connections at Stormont-Vail, (785) 354-5225, provides a link to those programs as well as offers a health information library about general health care topics.

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