Responsible for administering oxygen therapy/aerosol therapy to patients; administering ventilator care; respiratory treatments; performing diagnostic testing and/or monitoring and preparing departmental paperwork. Responsible for collecting physiologic data, documenting response to interventions and educating patient/family. Communicates both verbally and in writing. Reports adverse reactions/contraindications. Responsible for maintaining clinical, State and Federal Standards for Diagnostic Testing. Responds to off hour calls when â€œOn Standbyâ€�.
Must be currently certified (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Must maintain a valid certificate to practice respiratory care issued by the Texas Medical Board.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.