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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Lead Respiratory Therapist in Kingwood, Texas

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking aLead Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)to join our family. Come be a part of the change!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit 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. _ _ *HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood– Kingwood, Texas* *Lead Respiratory Therapist- Cardiopulmonary*

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwoodis a 439-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston area for over 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac, neuroscience and women services programs. Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department.

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwoodis affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

What you will do in this role:

•Oversee shift report process and supervises the performance of the staff therapists. •Print out entire RT Rounds Report and divide assignments according to procedures and acuity. Write assignments on the board for referral. Fax the assignment sheet to all departments at the beginning of shift.
•Print & resolve any outstanding arterial blood gas results at the end of every shift. Maintain exception report.
•The technician will be required to perform Diagnostic 12 lead ECG's.
•Performs Arterial Blood Gases.
•Performs bedside Spirometry, and adheres to respiratory care protocols, (Incentive Spirometry, IPPB, Meter Dose Inhalers, etc).
•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.
•Responsible for restocking, logging, and securing crash carts.

Education

• Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Therapy Technician Program and credentialed as a Certified Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

What qualifications you will need:

• Requires RRT certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care and must be licensed by the state of Texas as a "Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner".
•American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification required

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters.We are actively interviewing so apply today!

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.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Lead Respiratory Therapist

Location: Texas-Kingwood-HCA Houston Kingwood

Requisition ID: 03198-124573

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