Adeptus Health

Respiratory Therapist

US-TX-Houston
1 week ago
Type
PRN
Job ID
11110
Shift
Varied
First Texas Hospital CyFair
First Texas Hospital - Cy Fair

Company Overview

First Texas Hospital - CyFair: Our mission is to provide the residents of Houston with increased access to the highest quality medical care.Located in northwest Houston, on Louetta Road, just east of Hwy 249, First Texas Hospital is a beautiful full service community hospital featuring 50 inpatient beds, 13 ER treatment rooms, 3 Operating Rooms and a full digital imaging suite.

About Adeptus Health

Adeptus Health is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last four years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 and 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.  For more information, please visit adpt.com.

Responsibilities

The Respiratory Therapist sets up and operates various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist inhalation equipment to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness to both general floor and critical care areas.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of a Respiratory Care Program from an accredited COARC program.
  • Must be a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care, certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is preferred.
  • Current licensure by the state.
  • Minimum of 1 year of hospital experience is required.
  • Current  BLS for the Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS is required. Must have a current card from an American Heart Association (AHA) recognized course.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with blood gas analyzers, co-oximeters, aerosol generators, breathing circuits, suction equipment/gauges, respirometers, manual resuscitators, oxygen humidifiers, mechanical ventilators, medical gas cylinders, regulators, flow meters, mechanical percussors, and vibrators.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Conversational English.
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.

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