Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN
Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities
as a(an) RRT PRN you want with your current employer? We have an
exciting opportunity for you to join Valley Regional Medical Center
which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare
services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsValley Regional Medical Center,
offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life,
career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and
- Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services
at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and
behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and
free AirMed medical transportation.
- Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and
disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental
health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital
indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection,
legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet
insurance and more.
- Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
- Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical
and financial wellbeing
- Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder
care resources and consumer discounts
- 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on
years of service)
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred
- Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification
support, dependent scholarships)
- Colleague recognition program
- Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave,
long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits
may vary by location.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want
to work as a(an) RRT PRN where your passion for creating positive
patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for
the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We
want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe
Registered/Certified Respiratory Therapist is an individual who,
after comprehensive training, is able to function independently in
all aspects of respiratory care. These aspects include set up and
management of patients on mechanical ventilation, aerosol
administration, chest physiotherapy, arterial puncture and
analyzation, EKG's, Holter monitor set-up, BiPAP and CPAP
initiation, and all other applicable duties.
What you will do in this role:
- Demonstrates knowledge in preparing site for capillary and
arterial blood gas puncture; ability to collect and post collection
care of patient.
- Demonstrates ability to properly place EKG leads, operate,
troubleshoot, print EKGs and initiate clerical responsibilities
required for an EKG.
- Demonstrates knowledge in positioning for extubations, properly
extubating and placing of proper oxygenating devices, and
monitoring patients post extubation.
- Demonstrates knowledge in positioning patients for intubation,
ability to connect scope to blade, insert laryngoscope, visualize
vocal cords, insert endotracheal tubes, and check for placement by
auscultation and visual lung inflation.
- Graduation from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy.
What qualifications you will need:
- American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life
Support course (BLS or BCLS) and certification is required.
- Successful completion of the national certification examination
for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is required.
- Licensing in the state of Texas
- 1 year of acute care experience is preferred.This role requires
you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and
/or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious
exemption is approved).Founded as Valley Community Hospital in
1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville, TX
and the surrounding communities in the Rio Grande Valley. Valley
Regional Medical Center is a licensed 215+ bed facility with over
200 physicians representing 25+ specialties. From emergency
medicine, to diagnostic imaging services, and caring for newborn
babies, Valley Regional Medical Center is the hospital that
families count on when they are looking for quality healthcare
close to home. We are a designated Advanced Level III Trauma Center
and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Our Heart and Vascular
services include a full-range of cardiac services including
minimally invasive and open-heart surgery, cardiac cath lab, heart
imaging services and more. Our women's department includes labor,
delivery and recovery in a home-like setting. We also have a
C-section operating room on standby 24 hours a day and a Level III
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit equipped with specially trained staff.
Innovation and an unwavering commitment to patient care are the
cornerstones of our hospital. Come experience our family centered
culture at Valley Regional.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most
Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.
In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in
cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and
other uncompensated expenses.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity
that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to
apply for our RRT PRN opening. We review all applications.
Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the
possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer
and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the
basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability
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