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Title:  Respiratory Therapist

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785 - $53,021
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6553

Summary

The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section within the Department of Medicine is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to see patients in our outpatient clinic. Procedures performed include but are not limited to pulmonary function testing, spirometry, and six-minute walk. 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. Previous work experience in an academic medicine environment is a bonus.

Job Duties

  • Initiates, evaluates, and reviews pulmonary care plans to identify contraindications and possible complications.
  • Assesses the pulmonary care needs of the outpatient clinic and research patients.
  • Sets up and maintains respiratory equipment and inventory.
  • Checks schedule daily/weekly to ensure optimized clinic utilization and schedules 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.
  • Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT).

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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