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Pediatric Respiratory Therapist *Sign-On Bonus $15,000 and Relocation Available*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Covenant Health is seeking a Full-time Night Shift Respiratory Care Practitioner with Resp Therapy Department Covenant Children's Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive an email or text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system. Job Summary: Plans, prepares, and delivers a broad range of respiratory care procedures and diagnostic studies. Documents all respiratory care on appropriate records. Inspects, tests, maintains and operates respiratory care equipment. Completes patient billing. Essential Functions:

  • Plans, prepares, and delivers respiratory care treatments including IPPB, aerosol nebulizer, chest physical therapy, incentive spirometry, sputum induction, volume ventilation, and all other continuous procedures such as Oxygen, BIPAP/PCAP, and pulse oximetry.
  • Assesses patients for appropriateness of respiratory care services.
  • Maintains accurate records, documenting treatments, and response to therapy, patient progress, and any other pertinent information.
  • Inspects, tests, maintains, and operates respiratory care equipment.
  • Completes patient billing.
  • Performs diagnostic testing procedures including, Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT). Minimum Position Qualifications: Education:
    • Associate's Degree Respiratory Care Program at an AMA approved college/university. Experience:
      • 1 year Experience (May include clinical portion of training program). Licenses and Certifications:
        • Eligible to meet NBRC registry requirements.
        • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Permit from Texas Medical Board.
        • Required (Texas and New Mexico locations): Registry credential from NBRC (CRT) or (RRT).
        • Current documentation of Basic Life Support with American Heart Association (BLS) within (30) days of employment.
        • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within (90) days of employment.
        • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within (60) days of employment.
        • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within (90) days of employment. Preferred Position Qualifications: Education:
          • Coursework/Training Flight Training. Covenant Children's leads the way as the region's only licensed, freestanding children's hospital. We are also the region's first and only verified pediatric trauma center. This is a great opportunity for you as a respiratory therapist to play a vital role in helping Covenant Children's provide excellent care to our patients. We offer extensive orientation for new caregivers, including new graduates, with trained and dedicated preceptors. Some of the areas we serve: PICU, Level IV NICU, pediatric trauma center, women's services that includes postpartum, OB ICU, and Labor and Delivery. Opportunities for growth within our department: Relief Charge Therapist, Trained Preceptor, and Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner. Opportunities to serve beyond Respiratory Care Services: ECMO team and Specialty Transport Team. We are excited for you to join our team! www.covenantchildrens.org Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians. For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing. As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters. Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children's Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles. Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call, per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies. Company: Covenant Health Category: Respiratory Therapists Req ID: R357766

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Lubbock , Pediatric Respiratory Therapist *Sign-On Bonus $15,000 and Relocation Available*, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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