Jul 22, 2021

Respiratory Therapist - Long Term Acute Care *Bonus and Relocation Available*

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Lubbock, TX, USA

Job Description

We are a ministry that stands by our Values and our Promise - Know me, care for me, easy my way. We are offering a career incentive bonus of up to $16,000 and relocation assistance to those that qualify!

The status of the position and shift will vary depending on the location.

There are 2 different shifts; day and evening. The 12 hour work day hours will vary based on location. Location is Covenant Specialty Hospital.

In this role you will be:

  1. Plans, prepares, and delivers respiratory care treatments including IPPB,

aerosol nebulizer, chest physical therapy,incentive spirometry, sputum

induction, volume ventilation, and all other continuous procedures such as

Oxygen, BIPAP/PCAP, and pulse oximetry.

  1. Assesses patients for appropriateness of respiratory care services.
  2. Maintains accurate records, documenting treatments, and response to

therapy, patient progress, and any other pertinent information.

  1. Inspects, tests, maintains, and operates respiratory care equipment.
  2. Completes patient billing.
  3. Performs diagnostic testing procedures including, Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)

and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT).

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

A Bachelor's degree following a two-year Respiratory Care Program at an AMA approved college/university.

Eligible to meet NBRC registry requirements

Experience : Minimum of one [1] year experience (May include clinical portion of training program)

License / Certification :

Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Permit from Texas Medical Board

Registry credential from NBRC

Current documentation of Basic Life Support (BLS) training.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  1. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training and certification.
  2. PALS, NRP, and Flight Training as required.
  3. Computer skills helpful

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at www.covenanthealth.org. Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.

Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Respiratory Therapists

Req ID: 20000495