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Respiratory Care Practitioner Transport

Company: Methodist Children's Hospital
Location: Cibolo
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Respiratory Care Practitioner Transport you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Children's Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsMethodist Children's Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Respiratory Care Practitioner Transport where your passion for creating positive patient interactions is valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist coordinates and delivers high-quality, patient-centered respiratory care. The RRT ECMO Specialist delivers this care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty. The RRT administers respiratory care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. The RRT performs diagnostic tests to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders. The RRT performs ECMO therapy to support patients with severely impaired heart/lung function.What you will do in this role: - Assessment: Utilizes in-depth assessment skills. Performing comprehensive patient assessments to determine predictable and potential needs of patients in complex situations. - Diagnosis: Provides care for complex patients, correlates clinical data with diagnosis and symptoms in order to initiate appropriate therapy. - Outcome Identification: Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Makes judgments in conjunction with the TRN in recognizing need to change plan of care based on patient outcome. - Planning: The plan of care, when possible, is formed in collaboration with the patient, significant others, and health care team members. Plan of care is adjusted according to the continual assessment of the patient. - Implementation: Anticipates impending crisis and initiates early intervention to prevent problems or complications. Performs advanced skills specific to care of the critically ill/injured patient, both in a hospital setting and in the transport environment.
    - Evaluation: Evaluates and modifies the plan of care in conjunction with the TRN based on observable responses to interventions and attainment of patient outcomes.
    • What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • State Registered Respiratory Therapist
      • Associate Degree
      • Certificate
      • RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP)No Travel Required - Education: Graduate of an accredited program of Respiratory Care Practitioner program. - Experience: Two (2) years of direct care respiratory care practitioner experience in a specialized critical care area (NICU, PICU, Emergency Department (ED)). - Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).
        - Preferred: Prior transport experience Methodist Children's HospitalSince opening in 1998 as the first and only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built just for children with over 200 beds, Methodist Children's Hospital has set the standard for treating the children of South and Central Texas. The hospital has built a strong reputation for its outstanding pediatric services in many specialty areas including pediatric heart surgery, pulmonology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, newborn and pediatric intensive care, oncology and emergency services. Our new tower is part of a landmark expansion that increased the footprint of the Methodist Hospital campus by 445,000 square feet. It includes 150 rooms and a dedicated children's imaging department with new, state-of-the art technology. The Level IV NICU, the region's largest with over 90 beds, has board-certified neonatologists in-house 24/7 to provide the highest level of neonatal care available. The hospital is among the nation's top three providers of blood and marrow stem cell and cord blood transplants for children and is the largest BMT program in San Antonio. In addition, Methodist Children's Hospital continues to be nationally recognized for the strongest quality record for patient safety. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Children's Hospital under Locations."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Care Practitioner Transport opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Methodist Children's Hospital, New Braunfels , Respiratory Care Practitioner Transport, Healthcare , Cibolo, Texas

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