PERFORM ALL MODALITIES OF RESPIRATORY CARE. PRIMARILY FUNCTION IN THE ICU'S TO MONITOR AND ASSESS CONTINUOUS VENTILATION. INTERACT WITH PHYSICIANS AND NURSES TO RESOLVE PROBLEMS IN PATIENT CARE.
DEMONSTRATE COMPETENCE TO ADAPT WORK AND CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANCE MEHTODS TO ACCOMMODATE THE UNIQUE PHYSICAL, PSYCHOSOCIAL, CULTURAL AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF PATIENTS SERVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
REGISTERED THERAPIST or ELIGIBLE TO SIT FOR THE EXAMINATIONS ADMINISTERED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR RESPIRATORY CARE (EXAMINATIONS MUST BE PASSED WITHIN 1 YEAR OF HIRE),
CERTIFIED TO PRACTICE RESPIRATORY CARE BY THE TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD.
Advanced Education Preference: Advanced Training Specialty: Respiratory Care
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays
Internal Number: 147756
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.