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Respiratory Therapist Assistant

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health - Respiratory Therapy AssistantJoin a winning team of Registered Respiratory Therapist professionals!Our diverse culture of learning and growth has opportunities for new graduates and experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist across Central and North Texas.Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a "Great Place To Work", and is the largest not for-profit health care system in Texas. Locations include: - -Temple, Waco, Round Rock, Lakeway, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Taylor, Buda and Marble Falls, TexasSchedule: - FT/PT/PRNJOB SUMMARYThe Respiratory Therapist Assistant, under general supervision, performs a variety of technical respiratory therapy treatments to contribute to the delivery of quality patient care.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Performs a variety of respiratory therapy treatments (including but not limited to PEP, IS and O2 checks, Incentive Spirometer treatments and oxygen therapy) in a quality manner and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Under general supervision, instructs patients in the use of various treatments in a thorough and professional manner.
  • Updates patient records with all therapies provided, and reports all unusual signs, symptoms or side effects immediately.
  • Documents all treatments and therapies given, any supplies used, and accurately files all corresponding charges.
  • Performs regular cleaning and sterilization of equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  • Maintains the proper functioning of oxygen and emergency equipment through daily checks, and notifies staff to order the necessary supplies as needed.
  • Currently enrolled in a Respiratory Care program.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
    • Basic understanding of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications.
    • Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.
    • Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to follow established safety, infection control, and isolation procedures at all times.
    • Basic computer skills, including but not limited to: typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.BENEFITSOur competitive benefits package includes the following
      • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
      • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level -QUALIFICATIONS
        • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
        • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
          • Basic Life Support (BLS)Facility/Location: Scott & White Medical Center - Temple, TexasDepartment/Schedule: Respiratory Therapy - Part-time

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , Respiratory Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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