Registered Respiratory Therapist - Cardiopulmonary
Christus Health

Kingsville, Texas

Posted in Medical and Nursing
15 days ago


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Summary:

Provides respiratory care procedures under medical direction specifically focused on the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system as well as on the prevention of the development of these deficiencies. Therapy includes but is not limited to application and monitoring of medical gases (excluding anesthetic gases) and environmental control systems; mechanical ventilatory support; artificial airway care; bronchopulmonary hygiene; pharmacological agents related to respiratory care procedures; basic hemodynamic cardiovascular support appropriate to ages served: primarily adults 18 - 65 or geriatric patient's ages over 65.May also include care for infant age 0 - 1 year, child ages 1 - 12 or adolescent ages 13 - 17 years. Care is provided within an assigned unit of the hospital, in accordance with accepted clinical practices and established policies and procedures. The focus of patient and family education activities is to promote knowledge of disease process, medical therapy and self-help. Works with other disciplines to ensure a collaborative approach to the care of the patient. May have other duties assigned as required

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg is a premier medical facility found in a town known for its ranching history and rich in Texas culture in Kingsville, Texas. Licensed for 100 beds, the hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center general acute care facility offering complete Medical and Surgical Services including Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Skilled Nursing, as well as, Emergency, Intensive Care, Cardiac and Comprehensive Diagnostic Services serving the resident of Kleberg, Brooks, Kennedy and southern Nueces counties.

CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg Plaza houses the hospital's birthing services with modern, state-of-the-art labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms (LDRPs,) a nursery, the Cissy Horlock Taub Women's Center (a diagnostic and education/resource center) and physician office suites. Outpatient rehabilitation services including occupational, and speech therapy, wound care, physical and aquatic therapy are offered at two convenient locations in Kingsville.

At CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg, we respect what each individual brings to our faith-based mission of healing, and to our commitment to provide the very finest health care. Your background, your skills and your personality are welcome here. We have a supportive environment where quality of work and quality of life are in balance.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Respiratory Therapy program.
  • Will accept new graduate from accredited school. One year general adult care experience preferred. One year of Critical Care experience and one year of pediatric or neonatal care experience highly preferred
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist via the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
  • RCP-TMB required.
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire/transfer date.
  • South: NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date Alice, Beeville & Kleberg: Initial NRP certification required by 10/31/2018.Effective 11/01/2018, NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date


Work Type:

Full Time


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