Respiratory Therapist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Published
April 7, 2021
Location
Lubbock, TX
Job Type
 

Description

Position Description

Administers therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities under supervision of a Physician and by prescription. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Administers respiratory treatments.
  • Assists licensed personnel in the care of patients.
  • Performs necessary laboratory tests.
  • Documents appropriately in patient's chart.
  • Maintains and inspects all respiratory equipment.
  • Fulfills job standards related to position.
  • In-service nursing staff, providers, and patients as needed.
  • Assist oxygen delivery services with refilling tanks.
  • Maintain and order respiratory supplies.
  • This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:

    ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
    KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
    INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking.
    VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
    BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

Occasional Duties

As assigned.

Benefits Offered
• Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
• 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
• Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
• State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
• State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
• Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
• And much more.

Required Qualifications

+Education:+ * A minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent. * Completion of the required vocational educational program in the appropriate area of therapy or equivalent. +Experience:+ At least four years of experience in appropriate area of therapy. OR +Education:+ A bachelor's degree from an approved accredited University in the appropriate area of therapy. +Experience:+ At least two years of experience in appropriate area of therapy. AND +License/Certification:+ * Current active credential with the Texas Department of Health's Certification Program. * Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Preferred Qualifications

Current ACLS Certification.

Required Attachments

Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Professional/Personal Reference

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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