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REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - PULMONARY

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Tucumcari
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Summary:
As a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) at Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, you will provide cardiopulmonary diagnostic and respiratory therapeutic support for patients inpatients and outpatients that require cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing, respiratory treatment, and/or ventilatory support.
Situated on historical Route 66, the town of Tucumcari has an old-west charm that keeps the rural community and pioneer spirit alive. With several recreational and cultural activities, Tucumcari offers a quality of life that is great for families looking for a friendly, small-town atmosphere. Learn more about Tucumcari: http://docs.phs.org/cs/groups/public/documents/phscontent/pel_00936987.pdf
Job Description
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours; no call requiredResponsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily evaluation of respiratory care patients, the provision of routine and entry level critical care respiratory care procedures, and patient explanation and education.
  • Ensures the development, implementation, and maintenance of department policies and procedures.
  • Ensures departmental participation in the Hospital Quality Improvement Program.
  • Maintains respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Performs EKGs, holter monitoring, home sleep, and PFT testing as prescribed by physicians.
  • Coordinates and implements continuing education inservices for nursing staff to maintain competency in performance of respiratory care procedures.Qualifications:Experience: One to three years experience in respiratory care

    Education: Associate Degree

    Education specialization: Respiratory Therapy

    Credentials: NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist
    Licensure: Current New Mexico licensure as Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner required.
    Competencies and skills: BLS, ACLS
    Benefits:Benefits are effective day-one and include:
    • Competitive salaries
    • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Free wellness programs
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
    • Continuing education and career development opportunities
    • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
      About Us
      Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 14,000 employees.
      Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

      We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

      About New Mexico
      New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

      Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

      New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

      AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.
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Keywords: Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Amarillo , REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - PULMONARY, Healthcare , Tucumcari, Texas

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