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Respiratory Care Specialist PRN

Company: Medical City Dallas
Location: Plano
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Respiratory Care Specialist PRN with Medical City Dallas you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsMedical City Dallas, 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.Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Medical City Dallas family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Respiratory Care Specialist PRN to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!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:
    • You will perform and document patient assessment, including breath sounds, airway patency, and cuff pressure. You will conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, respiratory therapy.
    • You will assist with placement of artificial airways. You will initiate, monitor, and maintain mechanical ventilation.
    • You will administer respiratory care therapies, including oxygen delivery, aerosol medication delivery, and chest physiotherapy.
    • You will cite indications, contraindications, risks, and benefits for venoarterial and venovenous ECMO support.
    • You will prepare and operate clinical equipment and circuitry per ECMO policies/procedures.
    • You will perform all circulatory technical skills with efficiency, accuracy and safety while anticipating, troubleshooting, intervening, and managing crises/emergency situations according to policy and procedure.What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP) must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
      • Associate DegreeMedical City Dallas is recognized for its advanced medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. We are an 895+ bed tertiary care center. Our medical team consists of more than 1,500 physicians, many are recognized as the world's best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City Dallas from all over the United States and from other countries. We offer sophisticated treatment by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City Dallas has a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital. We have separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures to accommodate patient needs. As a part of the Medical City network of hospitals, patients are ensured access to leading medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations across the network.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Respiratory Care Specialist PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!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: Medical City Dallas, Plano , Respiratory Care Specialist PRN, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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