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 – San Marcos, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. Our staff of more than 700 Associates works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 consecutive years, we have been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual "Best of Hays" publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – San Marcos is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. We lead the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, hospice, women's services and more.
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.