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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:47 PM

East Houston Regional Medical Center – Houston, TX Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Nestled in the heart of the historic land where Texas won its independence, East Houston Regional Medical Center offers comfort, convenience, excellence and expertise to our neighbors who trust their health care to us. East Houston Regional Medical Center is a full-service acute care hospital located on Interstate 10 East in Harris County. Our community-based hospital offers 131 beds, more than 250 board-certified doctors and more than 400 staff. Our Level IV emergency center is the only such facility in the area. This certification allows our hospital to care for trauma cases and also allows for quick diagnosis and reduced wait times for our patients visiting the ER. East Houston Medical Center is currently looking for a Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Responsibilities: Assembles and cleans all patient care equipment. Assist with orienting and training new employees and students. Expectations Ethics and Compliance All employees will be held accountable for behaviors displayed relative to the values articulated in the Mission and Values Statement. “Will act with absolute honest, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.” All employees will be held accountable for attending training regarding the Code of Conduct program at least annually. Performs Arterial Blood Gases. Performs bedside Spirometry, and adheres to respiratory care protocols, (Incentive Spirometry, IPPB, Meter Dose Inhalers, etc). Responsible accurate department charting. Responsible for all Emergency Calls. Sets up and administers Aerosol or oxygen therapy. (Nasal Cannula, Vent-Mask, Partial or Non-Rebreather, simple oxygen mask, Aerosol mask, etc). Adhering to the age specific requirements. Sets up and administers (IPPB, NEB, Breathing EX., CPT) adhering to the age specific requirements. Sets up and maintains Ventilator. The technician is responsible for maintaining patient files. Responsible for restocking, logging, and securing crash carts. The technician will be required to perform Diagnostic 12 lead ECG's. Transport patient in wheelchair or stretcher and educates Rehab patients when necessary.

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