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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Respiratory Department. Submit your application today!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Seeking a PRN - Respiratory Therapist Extern to join our team. Working under the supervision and guidance of a Respiratory Therapist, the extern will assess, treat and care for patients with pulmonary disease processes or respiratory care orders. Primarily responsible for noninvasive respiratory care modalities, maintaining patient records, and operations of respiratory care equipment
What you will do in this role:
Sets up and operates therapeutic gas administration, aerosol generators, and disposable medical products, following specific parameters for treatment.
Provides emergency care, including artificial ventilation, and external cardiac massage, and assists with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Evaluates requirements for treatment, such as treatment type, mode, and duration of therapy, universal precautions, medication, and dosage, by physician orders.
Monitors physiological response to therapy, such as vital signs, pulse oximetry, and auscultation, and consults with the preceptor and/or shift supervisor for changes in patient status.
Reads prescriptions, and reviews patient information to assess the patient’s condition.
Works as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to manage patient care, enforce safety rules, and ensure adherence to the physician’s orders.
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!
Methodist Hospital Atascosa
Methodist Hospital Atascosa became part of the Methodist Healthcare System family in July 2017. With over 60 beds, the hospital serves over 5 counties and is comprised of healthcare professionals with years of training and experience who bring compassion and excellence to their work.
Methodist Hospital Atascosa has been nationally recognized as a Five-Star rated facility by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services and by its grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. The hospital is also a recipient of the Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award and is designated as a Level IV trauma center and Ambulatory Services Sleep Center. Beyond offering Methodist-quality emergency care, our comprehensive services have expanded into orthopedics, cardiology, sports medicine, and urology, and will continue to grow as the area’s needs increase. For more information, please visit our website at www.methodisthospitalsouth.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.