North Cypress Medical Center is a 139 bed general acute care hospital, with a patient friendly healthcare environment dedicated to their community. Our services include the latest, state of the art medical technology and equipment, well respected area physicians, and an upscale 5 star hotel like ambiance. Designed with patients and physicians in mind, North Cypress aims to be the hospital of choice for the Northwest corridor.
As part of the HCA Healthcare network of affiliated facilities, North Cypress Medical Center is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services including:
* Breast Center
* Dialysis Center
* Oncology Services
* Emergency Services with 4 free standing locations
* Heart Center
* Rehabilitation Services
* Sleep Center
* Sports Center
* Weight Loss Center
* Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
North Cypress Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered RespiratoryTherapist (RRT).
To know and understand the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and Respiratory Care Department.
Verifies and signs all new orders for respiratory care.
Assures that all physician orders coincide with current departmental policy.
Responsible for the recognition, interpretation, and recording of signs and symptoms of respiratory dysfunction and medication side effects, particularly those that require notification of a physician.
Responsible for the initiation and maintenance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other life support procedures. Ensures adequate airway management and
assist with intubation.
The prevention of contamination and of transfer of infection, through appropriate aseptic techniques.
Responsible for knowing the mechanics of ventilation and ventilator function.
Responsible for knowing the principles of airway maintenance, including endotracheal and tracheotomy care.
The effective and safe use of equipment for administering oxygen and other therapeutic gases and for providing humidification, nebulization, and medication.
To know and understand the principles of arterial blood gas analysis, acid base balance and demonstrated competence in obtaining arterial blood gas samples.
To know and understand the methods that assist in the removal of secretions from the bronchial tree, such as hydration, breathing and coughing exercises,postural
drainage, therapeutic percussion and vibration, and mechanical clearing of the airway through proper suctioning technique.
Minimum of 1 year of current/recent experience working in a hospital setting required.
Registered by the National Board Respiratory Care.
Current permanent license issued by the Texas Department of Health to practice Respiratory Care.
Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.
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