Prime Healthcare

Respiratory Therapist

Facility Mission Regional Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Mission
ID
2021-81390
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professional committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Mission Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Mission Regional Medical Center is a 297-bed non-profit community hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient hospital services to the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Rated one of the top hospitals in the country for clinical excellence in many services, including maternity and orthopedic care, Mission Regional Medical Center has been offering quality health care for more than 65 years. For more information, please visit www.missionrmc.org.

Responsibilities

Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician.  Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient.  In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  1. State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required
  4. 2 years experience as an RCP preferred.
  5. ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current.
  6. NRP certificate preferred
  7. PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.
  8. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree required. If there is no Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree, a high school diploma or equivalent is required

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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