DeTar Healthcare System
Location VICTORIA, (DeTar Healthcare System)
Department Respiratory Therapy
Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician.
The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.
Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy program with a diploma or AAS degree.
Licensed by Texas Department of State and Health Services.
Current BLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation.
ACLS certification recommended.
Previous experience preferred.