This Position is responsible for administration and documentation of safe and competent respiratory care as ordered per physician to patient with respiratory disorders.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills (CSRH-WH) is a 150-bed hospital serving the fastest growing area of San Antonio. Specialized care includes orthopedic and surgical services, ICU, women's services, a newborn nursery, comprehensive cardiovascular care from diagnostics to open heart surgery, vascular lab, sleep center, emergency services, the CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute, wound care, rehabilitation, and more. The campus also boasts an Outpatient Imaging Center and three medical plazas, one of which houses our CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Program and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Health Center.
Associate's Degree in RT required, or equivalent (specialized training/military training).
Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy highly preferred.
Basic Computer knowledge.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
Demonstrates ability to problem solve and be supportive/innovative in the process of change.
Strong human relations skills with an ability to handle difficult/sensitive issues with regard to patient confidentiality.
An ability to develop relationships with customers (i.e. patients, physicians and supporting departments).
Previous experience preferred but not required.
Current Registered Respiratory Therapist for the State of Texas (TMB) required
Current NBRC credentialing as RRT required
Current ACLS required
Current BLS required
Current PALS required (must obtain within 90 days of hire)
Current NRP required (must obtain within 90 days of hire. NRP not required for Medical Center)
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.