HEALTHCARE PARTNERS INVESTMENTS, LLC

Respiratory Therapist. CRT or RRT - Community Hospital South Campus - PRN

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General Information
Location  3100 SW 89th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt PRN/Per-Diem
Job Category  Clinical
Description

CRT or RRT:

The CRT?RRT will provide services, timely and efficiently, at appropriate levels to all patients in all settings served by the department.  The CRT/RRT will perform tasks and duties as outlined in the Cardiopulmonary Services Department Policy and Procedure Manual and will assist in administrative tasks and will maintain clinical competencies through participation in educational and orientation programs.   The CRT/RRT always works as a team member within the entire facility in accordance to the mission, vision, and values of the Hospital and accepts other duties as assigned to maintain the quality of service to the patient.  This position may require the CRT/RRT to work weekends, evening or night shifts, flex schedules, and be “on call.” 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates ability to assess patients appropriately, interpret results accurately and suggest alternative treatment.
  • Demonstrates ability to review respiratory care orders and complete breathing treatments and IS therapy as ordered.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing staff on patient therapies.
  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately change modes of therapy.
  • Actively assists the physicians in the clinical management of patients
  • Involves patient and significant others in the care activities as a means of informing and teaching.
  • Administers medications according to hospital policy.
  • Effectively and efficiently receives/interprets telephone/verbal orders and documents appropriately.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use necessary patient equipment.
  • Demonstrates ability to react calmly and effectively in an emergency situation.
  • Ø Demonstrates ability to work autonomously & independently.
  • Satisfactorily demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties outlined in this job description as well as continually demonstrates competency in performing the job duties.

 

Accountability:

  • Reports to:  Cardiopulmonary Services Director/Manager
  • Supervises:  None

 

Qualifications: 

CRT:

  • License – State of Oklahoma as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Certification by NBRC as CRT required and maintained.
  • Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) or equivalent education required.
  • 1 year experience required-post graduation
  • BLS Healthcare required within 30 days of hire.   ACLS and PALS required within 120 days of hire.   Certifications must remain current during length of employment.

 RRT:

  • License – State of Oklahoma as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Certification by NBRC as RRT required & maintained.
  • Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) or equivalent education required.
  • Associate Degree of Applied Science as Respiratory Therapist or equivalent required.
  • One year experience required – post graduation.
  • BLS Healthcare required within 30 days of hire.   ACLS and PALS required within 120 days of hire.  Certifications must remain current during length of employment.

Required Physical Demands:    

  • Strength (Lift, Carry, Push, Pull): Heavy (exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 lbs to 20 lbs of force constantly to move objects)
  • Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exists 2/3 or more of the time
  • Keyboard/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
  • Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
  • Seeing: Yes
  • Hearing: Yes
  • Color Acuity: Yes

 

Environmental Conditions:        

            Level: High

The CRT position has high exposure to hazardous risks including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals.  The CRT must follow standard precautions.

Requirements

Qualifications: 

CRT:

  • License – State of Oklahoma as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Certification by NBRC as CRT required and maintained.
  • Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) or equivalent education required.
  • 1 year experience required-post graduation
  • BLS Healthcare required within 30 days of hire.   ACLS and PALS required within 120 days of hire.   Certifications must remain current during length of employment.

 RRT:

  • License – State of Oklahoma as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Certification by NBRC as RRT required & maintained.
  • Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) or equivalent education required.
  • Associate Degree of Applied Science as Respiratory Therapist or equivalent required.
  • One year experience required – post graduation.
  • BLS Healthcare required within 30 days of hire.   ACLS and PALS required within 120 days of hire.  Certifications must remain current during length of employment.
Additional information
Company  Community Hospital, LLC
Department  Respiratory South
Physical Location  Community Hospital South (South OKC)
Shift  Variable Days & Nights, 7am-7pm & 7pm-7am