Seeking PRN Respiratory Therapists for the Baylor Scott & White Health Reward Staffing Resource Team!
College Station, TX
Premium pay with complete flexibility!
Rates comparable to agency rates plus shift differentials and holiday pay!
Autonomy and control over your own schedule!
Choose your own facilities!
The Respiratory Therapist Reward PRN has advanced knowledge and training of the cardiopulmonary system that is used to manage and treat patients. Therapists will use different scientific principles, therapies, and techniques to optimize patient care and outcomes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs and directs the administration of respiratory care services (including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, inhaled medication, airway clearance, invasive and non-invasive ventilation and bedside spirometry), as ordered by a patient's attending physician, in a quality manner that is in accordance with established procedures. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.
Reviews physician's orders, analyzes patient's diagnostic test results and provides appropriate therapy based on the patient's current clinical condition. If appropriate, implements approved protocols as directed by physician.
Performs routine and advanced respiratory therapy; prioritizing patient needs in a rapidly changing environment. Instructs patient in the use of various respiratory care equipment in a thorough and professional manner. Assesses patient response to therapy and coaches the patient to improve technique.
Documents all treatments and therapies given, any supplies used, and accurately files all corresponding charges. Reports outcomes of therapeutic interventions and makes recommendations as appropriate.
Adheres to established policies including but not limited to infection control and isolation policies, HIPAA, time and attendance, and social media.
Works willingly and professionally with other employees, healthcare professionals, and students.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
General understanding of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications. Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate. Must be able to work under stressful conditions. Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills. General computer skills, including but not limited to typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, handheld scanning, and email.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Minimum of 2 years of RT experience
Must be able to float across a minimum of three facilities in the BSW Central Texas Region
Must be able to work a minimum of 4 shifts per month, plus 1 major and 2 minor holidays.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of hire date per unit or specialty.
- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS in 30 days of hire or transfer.
Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
Registered Respiratory Therapi (RRT): Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!