Job Title:  Respiratory Therapist
Division:  Medicine
Work Arrangement: 
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $33,281 to $45,928
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  18684
Job Description: 


The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section within the Department of Medicine seeking a Respiratory Therapist to see patients in our outpatient clinic.  This position will be at 80% FTE (32 hours/week).   Procedures performed include but are not limited to pulmonary function testing, spirometry, and six-minute walk.  The position requires a person able to work well within a team environment, organization, and great communication skills. 


The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section within the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is focused on patient care including office visits, PFTs, and outpatient procedures.  This position is located at the McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center. 


The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, be regarded as a team player, have strong and proven organizational skills, and have a personal drive to be their best. Experience working with Epic EHR preferred. Previous work experience in an academic medicine environment is a bonus.

Job Duties

  • Provides patient education/teaching.
  • Provides patient assistance in coordinating medical device needs.
  • Initiates, evaluates, and reviews pulmonary care plans to identify contraindications and possible complications.  
  • Assesses the pulmonary care needs of outpatient clinic and research patients. 
  • Sets up and maintains respiratory equipment and inventory.
  • Checks schedule daily/weekly to ensure optimized clinic utilization and schedule patients from wait list if needed.
  • Ensures patients are scheduled for COVID-19 testing prior to scheduled procedure.
  • Ensures appropriate clinical documentation is in place.
  • Performs blood gas analysis and pulmonary function test.
  • Participates in patient rounds.
  • Maintains patient records.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved school of Respiratory Therapy.
  • No experience required. 
  • Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT).by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Requisition ID:  18684