Respiratory Therapy Job In Dallas, Texas
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Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.PRIMARY PURPOSEResponsible for providing full respiratory care to patients within neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations, as prescribed by physician, and within established standards and practices.MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONSEducation:-Must be a graduate of a Respiratory Care Program from an accredited American Medical Association (AMA) program. -Prefer a Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Care. Experience:-Prefer two years of Respiratory Care Practitioner experience. Equivalent Education and/or Experience:-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure:-Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. (NBRC). -Must have a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license from either the Texas Department of State Health Services OR Texas Medical Board. -Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:oAmerican Heart Association oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer oMilitary Training Network. -Prefer certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). Skills or Special Abilities:-Must successfully complete Intensive Care Unit (ICU) orientation within one year of hire date into position. -Must be able to demonstrate assessment skills for prioritization of care, the application of patient driven protocols, and the delivery of respiratory care in neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations.-Must be proficient in the use of all equipment required for the delivery of Respiratory Care bedside therapeutic and diagnostic services.-Must be able to serve as a preceptor to new orientees, students, and interns. -Must be able to document activities accurately in the electronic medical record.-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. -Must maintain required departmental competencies.
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At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.