Nov 29, 2021

Pediatric Respiratory Therapist *Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available*

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

Job Description

We are looking for a full time, night shift Respiratory Therapist at Covenant Children's Hospital.

Covenant Children’s leads the way as the region’s only licensed, freestanding children’s hospital. We are also the region’s first and only verified pediatric trauma center.

We are offering a career incentive bonus of up to $15,000 and relocation assistance to those that qualify!

This is a great opportunity for you as a respiratory therapist to play a vital role in helping Covenant Children’s provide excellent care to our patients. We offer extensive orientation for new caregivers, including new graduates, with trained and dedicated preceptors.

Some of the areas we serve: PICU, Level IV NICU, pediatric trauma center, women’s services that includes postpartum, OB ICU, and Labor and Delivery.

Opportunities for growth within our department: Relief Charge Therapist, Trained Preceptor, and Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner. Opportunities to serve beyond Respiratory Care Services: ECMO team and Specialty Transport Team.

We are excited for you to join our team!

Job Summary :

  • 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.
  • Assesses patients for appropriateness of respiratory care services.
  • Maintains accurate records, documenting treatments, and response to therapy, patient progress, and any other pertinent information.
  • Inspects, tests, maintains, and operates respiratory care equipment.
  • Completes patient billing.
  • Performs diagnostic testing procedures including, Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT).

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • A 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:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training and certification
  • PALS, NRP, and Flight Training as required

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 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: 21000224