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Respiratory - PRN Respiratory Therapist, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 02-27-2018
 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Medical Director and Department Director, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing Respiratory Care Services in accordance with the specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures. 
  • Must be able to read and effectively communicate in English, have basic computer skills and
  • Have strong written and verbal skills and must be able to work at any WHS campus when needed. 
 
REPORT RELATIONSHIP:
  • Reports to the Assistant Director of Respiratory Care Services.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Current Texas Respiratory Care Practitioners License
  2. Current CRT or RRT credentials through National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  3. Current Basic Life Support Certification 

Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. 

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Able to lift 12-30 pounds daily, and able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.   
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS:
  • Non-Exempt Hourly
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