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Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Respiratory - PRN - (21739)

Facility Name
Northwest Texas Healthcare System
AMARILLO, TX 79106 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Support Staff
Job Description

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing a full range of complex respiratory care modalities centralized in the general and all acute care units. Independent clinical judgments and evaluation are required. Demonstrates the ability to develop and implement an age appropriate plan of care using assessment and clinical skills, with the ability of evaluating the plan of care and making adjustments as the clinical setting changes. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Join us and make a difference!

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements


  1. Current Respiratory Care Practitioner License by the State of Texas
  2. Graduate of a 2-year approved AMA School of Respiratory Care or nontraditional degree program
  3. Current and maintained Registered Respiratory credential from the NBRC
  4. Preferred 2-3 years of clinical experience
  5. Must possess current BLS certification upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment



  1. Ability to read, write and converse in English

  2. Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others

  3. Ability to remain calm and composed under stress

  4. Ability to respond to pages, telephones and other auditory stimulation
  5. Ability to function when exposed to hazardous chemicals and/or biological materials
  6. Bending, lifting (10-30 lbs. minimum), grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing and pulling, prolonged standing and/or sitting

  7. Ability to discriminate color

  8. Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard/metric measurements)

  9. Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions


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Posted: 2018-12-14 Expires: 2019-01-12

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