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Respiratory Therapist

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist


North Texas Medical Center has FT and PRN opportunities for experienced Respiratory Therapists.


Come be a part of an experienced and tenured team and work where you will be treated like a valued team member, not a number.


NTMC is located just off I-35E in Gainesville, Texas.


Distance from Dallas: 61 miles


Distance from Plano: 48 miles


Distance from Denton: 28 miles


Distance from Sherman: 30 miles


Distance from Ardmore: 37 miles






The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures. Duties include:




• Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains aware of and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery



• Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.



• Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.



• Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.



• Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures.




Requirements:



• Current Texas Respiratory Therapist Licensure.



• Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.



• High school graduate or equivalent must be submitted upon hire – proof of highest level of education must be submitted.



• Current BLS certification.



• Current ACLS certification.



• Current PALS certification.



• Current NRP certification within 6 months of hire within 6 months of hire.



• Current STABLE certification recommended.



• Preferred three (3) or more years of experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.

Job Requirements

NTMC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Gainesville, Texas
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
Other Compensation: 0
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Company Overview

North Texas Medical Center

North Texas Medical Center (NTMC) is a 60-bed acute care hospital located in Gainesville, Texas, situated on 52 acres approximately 60 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth and five miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border. Governed by the Gainesville Hospital District, the original hospital opened in 1975. In 2004, NTMC celebrated the opening of a new facility to better serve the citizens of Gainesville, Cooke County as well as neighboring counties. Today, the hospital campus has grown to include two professional office buildings housing physicians and medical services. NTMC is proud to be accredited by The Joint Commission, a status recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality and our commitment to meeting high performance standards. Dedicated NTMC employees along with skilled physicians provide compassionate care to patients and area residents every day. Learn More

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US-TX-Gainesville, Texas
Cathy Lauer
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North Texas Medical Center
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US-TX-Gainesville, Texas
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
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Job Description

Respiratory Therapist


North Texas Medical Center has FT and PRN opportunities for experienced Respiratory Therapists.


Come be a part of an experienced and tenured team and work where you will be treated like a valued team member, not a number.


NTMC is located just off I-35E in Gainesville, Texas.


Distance from Dallas: 61 miles


Distance from Plano: 48 miles


Distance from Denton: 28 miles


Distance from Sherman: 30 miles


Distance from Ardmore: 37 miles






The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures. Duties include:




• Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains aware of and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery



• Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.



• Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.



• Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.



• Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures.




Requirements:



• Current Texas Respiratory Therapist Licensure.



• Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.



• High school graduate or equivalent must be submitted upon hire – proof of highest level of education must be submitted.



• Current BLS certification.



• Current ACLS certification.



• Current PALS certification.



• Current NRP certification within 6 months of hire within 6 months of hire.



• Current STABLE certification recommended.



• Preferred three (3) or more years of experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.

Job Requirements

NTMC is an equal opportunity employer. 

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