Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 6/5/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4119.53500 RESPIRATORY THERAPY

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Director/Manager, renders professional Respiratory Therapy in accordance with a physician’s therapeutic plan, hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and protocols for standards of care. In doing so, assesses patient’s respiratory condition, plans for therapy, sets up and cares for appropriate respiratory equipment, administers prescribed inhalant medications, provides appropriate patient/family education and documents patient assessments and response to therapies.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner accepted by the Texas Medical Board
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to patient care/area.
  • Graduates of the American Medical Association approve a school of respiratory therapy or equivalent.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification must be held by all respiratory therapists who attend and assist with infants in Labor & Delivery.
  • Other certification requirements as defined by the certification policy. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED:

  • Bilingual or Multilingual

Additional Information

About Steward Health Care

Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers with unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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