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Job Title

Central Registration/Front Lobby Supervisor

Schedule

Full-Time
Monday through Friday

Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Under the direction of the Patient Financial Services Director, the Supervisor plans, organizes and supervises the Registration department. Ensures service excellence development, personnel management, and resource allocation and control.

  • Responsible for knowing hospital policies and being familiar with hospital services that are available.
  • Serves, supervises and supports the registration staff in handling patient relations.
  • Assist with patients’ complaints and issues by explaining company policies and guidelines.
  • Reports any issues on a regular basis at Registration meetings on overall performance of set goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for testing all Registration system upgrades and training superusers to ensure processing of the applications are in accordance with the policy guidelines.
  • Monitor and report monthly the effectiveness of the Registration QA process.
  • Participated in performance improvement activities to improve outcomes by identifying the root cause associated with the need for performance improvements.
  • Research and resolve billing issues by correcting errors in the billing system queue.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function in stressful situations.
  • Schedules and performs all initial interviews and new hire training.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with all departments within the hospital and clinics.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years experience in Healthcare environment.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in Registration and data processing.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Some knowledge of ICD and CPT coding.

Job Title

Storeroom Clerk

Schedule

PRN All shifts

Department:

Materials Management

Description:

Responsible for managing supplies in our warehouse and receiving from vendors from the time the requisition is received or product delivered to delivery to the end users (NTMC departments and all off-site clinics).

  • Manages stock for assigned nursing areas. Fills requisitions from those nursing areas as well as from the Buyer from the patient charge sheets. Delivers supplies in a covered cart, bin or box to ensure the product is clean and free from damage.  Puts away supplies where assigned.  Make sure supply rooms, cabinets, drawers are neat and orderly.
  • Fills requisitions for other departments on a first-come, first service basis.  Makes notations on paperwork if supply items are running low or the last is being pulled for that order.  Ensures the correct product is being pulled as shown on the requisitions.  Takes all supplies to the areas in a covered cart to keep product from being damaged when transported from the warehouse to the hospital.  Supplies taken to off-site clinics will be placed in boxes or plastic bins to insure supplies are clean when delivered and not mixed with other products for other clinics.
  • Manages incoming freight (Fed-X, UPS, couriers, vendors) using the proper documentation paperwork in Meditech.  Ensures a three-way match is completed on each delivery (from PO to packing slip to products).  Any discrepancies are to be brought to the attention of the Buyer or Director and not delivered to any area until the discrepancies are corrected.  Processes receiving documents into Meditech on the day the product arrives into the warehouse unless otherwise directed by the Director.
  • Manages incoming freight using the proper paperwork for items received at the hospital that do not contain a Purchase Order number to insure the correct department receives the product.
  • Manages incoming freight to insure that boxes/containers have no visible damage or leakage.  Does not deliver these to the area that ordered; rather brings the product and all paperwork to the Buyer or Director to contact the vendor regarding the damage.  Makes sure all visible damage is reported on the paperwork from the delivery company (Fed-X, UPS, couriers, vendors).
  • Manages incoming freight where there is concealed damage or leakage.  Does not deliver these to the area that ordered the item; rather brings the product and all paperwork to the Buyer or Director to contact the vendor regarding the damage.
  • Manage supplies in the warehouse.  Rotates stock to insure product first in/first out (FIFO system).  Stock should be pulled from the right side of the bin/shelf and restocked on the left side.  Products should be pulled from shipping cartons and put on shelves or bins to insure the warehouse is kept as clean as possible.  Performs weekly cycle counting of products.
  • Supplies are to be reviewed at least every other month for expiration dates, proper rotation on shelf and that items are not dirty/dusty.  This also true for supplies in the nursing areas that the staff member is responsible to maintain.
  • Assists the buyer in gathering the patient charge sheets daily (Mon-Fri).
  • Assists the buyer in gathering recalled items from the nursing areas.
  • Assists the with the annual inventory.  Works with staff in assigned nursing areas on counting and recording.  Counts storeroom.
  • When acting as hospital courier, maintain a professional manner.  Delivers to off-site clinic supplies, equipment, and linen as requested.  Picks up a bank bag, lab specimens and dirty linen to bring back to hospital.  Must be able to operate hospital vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Manages the crash cart supply trays.  Cleans crash cart as instructed in the Crash Cart Policy.  Performs monthly monitoring of crash cart trays to insure all expired products are removed within the first 5 business days of the month.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in warehouse operations preferred but not required.

Job Title

Director of Emergency Service Department

Schedule

Full-Time
Exempt

Department:

Emergency Services

Description:

Responsible for the provision of high quality, cost effective patient care in the Emergency Department. Coordinates the provision of age specific patient care that is consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of professional nursing practice and consistent with the policies and procedures in place at NTMC. Consults with staff, ED physicians, and the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure that patient needs are met. Participates in performance improvement activities within the department.

  • Responsible for the cost effective management of human resources in the department. Staffs according to patient volume and acuity;monitors overtime and agency utilization and assists with scheduling staff to fill open shifts as necessary.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.  Ensures that staff support a culture of quality and safety.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Uses triage process to ensure timely and appropriate care to patients. Accurately assigns triage categories.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point of care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests; Ensures that appropriate action is taken on waived test results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Promotes staff involvement in training, recruitment and retention.
  • May assist with the orientation of new employees on shift and with competency evaluation and in meeting training needs.
  • Role models and mentors high performance behaviors in order to promote growth and development of staff, and develops critical thinking in others.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Practices assertive communication style that demonstrates a positive attitude and contributes to conflict resolution.
  • Develops and maintains monthly staffing schedule for Emergency Service Department.

Requirements:

  • Graduate nurse from an accredited school of nursing, baccalaureate degree or current enrollment in a program.
  • Current Registered Nurse license in State of Texas or Multistate RN license.
  • Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of critical care nursing
  • Minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory role.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS or ENPC certification.
  • Current STABLE certification.
  • Current TNCC certification.
  • CEN or CERN certification preferred.

Job Title

Stroke/Trauma Coordinator

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Emergency Services

Description:

Stroke Coordinator

Evaluates the clinical care given to stroke patients that present to this facility.  Ensures comprehensive and continuous care for stroke patients that are evaluated at North Texas Medical Center (NTMC). Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Develops, and monitors long and short term goals for the Stroke Program.
  • Ensures licensure and accreditation standards are met for Stroke Certification.
  • Has 1-3 years Quality Experience. Minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
  • Coordinates and evaluates educational activities for the organization’s needs.
  • Reviews, develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures for the Stroke Program that meets state rules and regulations.
  • In coordination with the medical staff, develops implements and revises clinical practice guidelines for stroke patients that present to NTMC.
  • Works with the Stroke Medical Director to investigate and provide solutions to problems that may be encountered during patient care.
  • Coordinates the Performance Improvement Plan for Stroke Program.
  • In Coordination with the Stroke Committee, plan and oversee community education opportunities.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, administrative team, referring physicians, EMS agencies and other healthcare providers.
  • Attends Regional Stroke Committee Meetings as required representing the hospital.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Participates in monthly Stroke Committee Meetings.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

 

Trauma Coordinator

Evaluates the clinical care given to trauma patients that present to this facility.  Ensures comprehensive and continuous care for trauma patients that are evaluated in the Emergency Department.  Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Develops, and monitors long and short term goals for the Trauma Service; presents reports to the Governing Board as required.
  • Ensures licensure and accreditation standards are met for Trauma Center Designation.
  • Ensures Trauma Service compliance with regulatory agency standards, i.e., CMS, and OSHA.
  • Responsible for the Trauma Registry and Emergency Department databases.
  • Develops and evaluates a Trauma Service staffing plan that meets the organization’s needs.
  • Reviews, develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures for the Trauma Service that meet state and federal rules and regulations.
  • In coordination with the medical staff, develops implements and revises clinical practice guidelines for trauma patients that present to the Emergency Department.
  • Works with the Director of Emergency/Trauma Services to investigate and provide solutions to problems that may be encountered during patient care.
  • Coordinates the Performance Improvement Program for Trauma Services.
  • In coordination with the Emergency Department Director provides education to staff on performance improvement.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, administrative team, referring physicians, EMS agencies and other healthcare providers.
  • Attends Regional Trauma Committee Meetings as required representing the hospital.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Participates in monthly ED/Trauma Committee Meetings.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse in the State of Texas or Compact RN license
  • Emergency Services nursing experience
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current PALS Certification
  • Current TNCC Certification

Job Title

Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator

Description:

The Marketing and Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the successful Marketing activities of the Gainesville Community Hospital d/b/a North Texas Medical Center.

The Coordinator shall plan and manage a program of marketing designed to increase utilization of North Texas Medical Center and its service lines/ancillary units in accordance with the facility’s strategic plan. The Coordinator shall plan and implement public relations and communications programs which develop and promote public awareness and understanding North Texas Medical Center.

The Coordinator reports to and is accountable to the Director of Clinic Operations of North Texas Medical Center. The evaluation of the Coordinator shall be performed by the Director of Clinic Operations of North Texas Medical Center.  

  • Develops marketing goals and objectives and establishes and implements policies and procedures for department orientation.
  • Delivers and recommends department operating budget and ensures that department operates within its budget.
  • Develops and institutes marketing plans and programs, both short and long-range, to ensure growth and development of services.
  • Accesses market research and gathers market intelligence so that market opportunities may be capitalized on as they occur and the effects of competitive activity may be minimized.
  • Prepares advertising programs. Creates concept, content. Determines method of delivery.
  • Prepares press releases and feature stores: identifies and suggests topics, writes stories, produces and distributes to appropriate media.
  • Coordinates, writes and produces a variety of internal and external publications, newsletters, guides, flyers, brochures. Prepares informational brochures for patients, employees and visitors as needed. I.e., a patient’s guide.
  • Coordinates radio spots and interviews when appropriate. Selects topics, guests and does prep work for speakers.
  • Develops, monitors and updates the hospital’s website in coordination with the IT Department.
  • Develops the “on-hold” telephone messages and oversees production.
  • Coordinates speakers for programs, seminars, public appearances.
  • Makes arrangements for or takes photographs and coordinates photography production, publication, and storage.
  • Plans and organizes special events, open houses, dedications, displays, tours, health events and screenings, developing the appropriate goals and emphasis for each event.
  • Develops and maintains a strong relationship with the community. Represents the hospital to various community organizations and at business, civic and social functions.
  • Coordinates with other organizations re: organization of new programs, support groups and community needs.

Requirements:

  • Strong computer knowledge including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Publisher and/or Print Master or other desktop publishing software. Ability to learn new programs,
  • Word processing. Digital photography.
  • Strong writing skills.  Good grammar and composition skills.
  • Familiarity with business and industry leaders in Gainesville and Cooke County.
  • Personable, articulate and diplomatic to represent North Texas Medical Center and the Foundation in an appropriate manner.

Job Title

Clinical Informatics Analyst — Onsite

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Information Technology (IT)

Description:

Responsible for providing clinical application support to all clinical end users at NTMC.   Works to maximize utilization of our Clinical Information System, and to enable users to effectively fulfill their clinical objectives while improving patient safety and patient care delivery via the effective implementation of a comprehensive Electronic Medical Record.

  • Understands all clinical systems being supported within the EHR, including the available technology and technical infrastructure necessary to support the applications.
  • Supports the various clinical systems by troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Creates and provides orientation including training materials to all clinical areas.
  • Assists in developing testing plans as needed to ensure stability of production environment.
  • Assists in documenting system functions and processes for the IT group, as well as selected items for other users.
  • Assists with clinical systems back-ups, verification, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Assists with planning and implementing new systems, upgrades, and patches.
  • Collaborates on budget preparation for the IT department and assists other Department Directors as requested.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required or GED
  • Related certification preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience in healthcare environment.
  • May require travel to job-related workshops and conferences.
  • May require ability to adjust schedule during implementations.

Job Title

Laboratory Director

Schedule

Full Time

Department:

Laboratory

Description:

Provides overall responsibility for the operation and administration of the lab as well as be hands-on in lab testing and analysis.  Ensures that the lab is enrolled in an HHS-approved proficiency-testing program.  The testing samples are tested as required by CLIA, and that results are reviewed as needed and remedial action taken when proficiency results are unacceptable.  The Lab Director ensures that testing systems developed and used for each of the tests performed in the lab provide quality lab services for all aspects of test performance, which includes the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases of testing.

  • The Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the lab.
  • The Lab Director is accessible to the laboratory to provide onsite, telephone, or electronic consultation as needed.
  • The Lab Director ensures that testing systems developed and used for each of the tests performed in the lab provide quality lab services for all aspects of test performance, which includes the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases of testing.
  • The Lab Director ensures that the physical plant and environmental conditions of the laboratory are appropriate for the testing performed and provide a safe environment in which employees are protected from physical, chemical, and biological hazards.
  • Ensures that the lab is enrolled in an HHS-approved proficiency testing program. The testing samples are tested as required by CLIA, and that results are reviewed as needed and remedial action taken when proficiency results are unacceptable.
  • Ensures that test methodologies selected have the capability of providing the quality of results required for patient care and that verification procedures are adequate to determine the accuracy, precision, and other pertinent performance characteristics of the method.
  • Ensures that the quality control and quality assurance programs are established and maintained to assure the quality of laboratory services provided and to identify failures in quality as they occur.
  • Ensures the establishment and maintenance of acceptable levels of analytical performance for each test system.
  • Ensures that all necessary remedial actions are taken and documented whenever significant deviations from the laboratory’s established performance characteristics are identified and that patient test results are reported only when the system is functioning properly.
  • Ensures that reports of test results include pertinent information required for interpretation.
  • Ensures that consultation is available to the lab’s clients on matters relating to the quality of the test results reported and their interpretation concerning specific patient conditions.
  • Lab Director will provide on-site supervision of high complexity test performance by testing personnel.
  • Ensures that prior to reporting test results personnel are qualified and competent to perform testing.
  • Ensures that an approved procedure manual is available to all personnel responsible for any aspect of the testing process.
  • Specifies in writing the responsibilities and duties of each consultant, supervisor, and testing personnel. Define what examinations and procedures each individual is authorized to perform.
  • Responsible for hiring and scheduling adequate personnel in the lab.
  • Responsible for preparing and implementing a laboratory budget (both capital & operating).
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lab Medical Director and administration.

Requirements:

BASIC SKILLS                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience with lab information systems or the willingness to learn.
  • Ability to discern color
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively as a team member, supports and assist the team

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED                                                                                              

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or chemical, physical or biological science
  • Certification as MT (ASCP) or MT(AMT) or the equivalent
  • 6 years experience or training or both in high complexity testing within all sections of the laboratory.

LANGUAGE SKILLS                                                                                                                                                          

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Additional languages a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                                          

  • Ability to lift and move equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Job Title

RN – Labor and Delivery

Schedule

PRN All shifts

Department:

Women's Center

Description:

Provides direct patient care in the Labor and Delivery setting.  Provides assessment and planning for individualized patient care.  Communicates with physicians about changes in a patient’s clinical condition including fetal monitoring and results of diagnostic studies.  Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Performs general nursing duties in all Maternal Child Health departments with adequate supervision.

  • Able to assess neonate at delivery and perform neonatal resuscitation according to AHA/AAP guidelines.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the 6 medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fetal monitoring. Identifies FHR patterns and treats appropriately.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on infants and adult females and reassessments as per policy.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurses, coworkers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Newborn Nursery.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas
  • Successful completion of Neonatal Resuscitation Certification
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Successful completion of fetal monitoring course
  • Successful completion of ACLS certification

Job Title

PACU — RN

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

PACU

Description:

Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Assists with the maintenance of PACU equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Responsible for monitoring a patient’s physiological status in the immediate postoperative environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist, continuously and as needed, about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management.  Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis.

  • Directs actions toward supervision of nursing care given to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients within the PACU, according to nursing principles.
  • Assesses and reassesses pain adequately.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Provides for safe transportation of all patients to and from the Surgical Services Department.
  • Verifies availability of all supplies required.  Obtains supplies, per PAR levels.
  • Supervises care of PACU equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability of all items.
  • Directs all safety measures to prevent accidents, harm or injury in any way to patient, staff or equipment.
  • Controls traffic to avoid infection.
  • Verifies that proper temperature, ventilation and lighting are maintained, to provide a comfortable work environment

Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • BSN preferred
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • At least two (2) years in the PACU service area

Job Title

Physician Billing Certified Coders

Schedule

Full-Time
Monday through Friday
8:00am until 4:30pm

Department:

Business Office

Description:

The Billing Specialist, manages the claims process, including accurate and timely claim creation, follow-up and correspondence with providers, insurance inquires/correspondence. The employee will assist in the clarification and development of process improvements and inquiries, assure payments related to patient services from all sources are recorded and reconciled timely in order to maximize revenues.

  • Prepares and send invoices, or claims, for payment.
  • Is cross-trained on payment posting and claims submission and covers or assists in these areas as needed.
  • Corrects charge claim edits for re-submission. Is aware of coding compliance requirements.
  • Reconciles charge tickets to clinic/provider schedules.
  • Responsible for posting all clinic and surgical professional fees within two days from the date of the service.
  • Responsible for correcting any charge claim edits for coding or demographic errors.
  • Responsible for assisting with claims follow-up for denied and outstanding claims.
  • Provides information to the patient/patient representative about billing, complaint process, patient rights and HIPAA.
  • Ability to look up ICU diagnosis and CPT treatment codes from online services or using traditional coding references.
  • Understands managed care authorizations and limits to coverage such as the number of visits.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) year preferred of Medical Coding experience
  • Certification preferred prior to hire date
  • Excellent typing and 10-key speed and accuracy
  • Commitment to high level of customer service
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology

Job Title

Customer Account Representative

Schedule

Full-Time
Monday thru Friday
8:00a to 4:30pm

Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have hospital based outpatient testing or procedures. Ensures that the patient information is collected and patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures. Distributes appropriate information to ancillary departments. Reports to the Patient Access Supervisor.

  • Responsible for registering patients for hospital services from a physician’s office and pre-admitting these patients as needed.
  • Responsible for admitting requirements for patients scheduled for outpatient procedures, obtaining authorization and verifying insurance eligibility.
  • Responsible for interviewing patients or their representative, obtaining personal information or verifying information already on file, including emergency numbers and insurance information.
  • Responsible for getting all paperwork from the providers to be able to obtain authorization/referrals.
  • Provides information to the patient/representative about billing, complaint process, patient rights, and HIPAA. Distributes hospital specific literature.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to the director, nurse managers, coworkers and physicians.
  • To collect payments if at all possible, record payment and forward to the Business Office personnel.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Six (6) months experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred.

Job Title

Medical Lab Technologist (MLT)/ Medical Technologist (MT)

Schedule

Full-Time all shifts
PRN (as needed)

Department:

Laboratory

Description:

Performs clinical lab procedures, quality assurance, and instrument maintenance.

  • Performs routine and special lab tests within an assigned area.
  • Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Verifies and calls critical results to physicians or nurses immediately and according to lab policy.
  • Reviews results for clerical accuracy prior to completing.
  • Performs quality control tests.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Obtains blood specimens and collects non-blood specimens such as urine, sputum, and throat swabs for laboratory testing.
  • Contributes to the general lab functions and institutional needs

Requirements:

  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.
  • Associate or Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or chemical, physical, or biological science.
  • MLT or MT (ASCP) or the equivalent. New graduates of an accredited training program are required to take applicable registration exam within 3 months of graduation, and must pass applicable registration exam within 6 months of graduation.

Job Title

Phlebotomist

Schedule

Full-Time



Department:

Laboratory

Description:

Performs clinical lab procedures, quality assurance, and instrument maintenance.

  • Obtains blood specimens and collects non-blood specimens such as urine, sputum, and throat swabs for laboratory testing.
  • Checks the test requisition or computer orders for correctness and completeness prior to collecting samples.  Corrects or brings discrepancies to the attention of the lab director.
  • Performs venipunctures and finger/heelsticks using aseptic technique and in accordance with department procedures.
  • Coordinates the collections of therapeutic drug-monitoring assays with nursing personnel to ensure the proper drug dose to collection time.
  • Coordinates special lab studies with ambulatory services and pharmacy.  Administers oral test solutions.
  • Performs screening tests (glucometer, bleeding time).

Requirements:

  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training
  • High school education or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy certification required

Job Title

Ultrasound Diagnostic/Vascular/Echo Tech

Schedule

Full-Time
Days

Department:

Medical Imaging

Description:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in call
rotation for computed tomography/ultrasound.

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
  • Responsible for safe handling of equipment and films.
  • Selects appropriate equipment to use for procedure.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Requirements:

  •  Successful completion of an approved one (1) year program in ultrasound technology.
  • Must be eligible for registry or registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
  • Must be eligible for registry or registered by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
  • Must be eligible for registry or registered by ARRT or ARDMS
  • One (1) year of imaging experience.
  • Certification in area of specialty.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty(ies) as appropriate.

Job Title

Maintenance Worker

Schedule

Full-Time
Evenings
2:30pm to 11:00pm

Department:

Engineering

Description:

Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure and associated equipment of hospital and associated hospital buildings in good repair. Electrical work, mechanical repairs and other duties relating to maintenance are the primary duties.

  • Assists in maintaining and repairing HVAC controls and associated equipment to maximize efficiency levels in all environmentally controlled areas.
  • Performs urgent corrective, routing and requisitioned repairs of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems as required.
  • Performs maintenance on equipment and systems as required.
  • Performs preventive maintenance duties to all physical structures of hospital and complies with all building safety codes. This is to include facility equipment and associated controls.
  • Assists in replacing, installing, repairing and testing electrical circuits, equipment, appliances and lighting system as required.
  • Maintains routine records of all inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs performed on any equipment or system.
  • Performs manual duties as requested.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must be able to life up to 50 to 75 pounds
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Previous Maintenance/Engineering experience preferred.

Job Title

Information Desk Screener

Schedule

Full-Time
10:30am to 7:00pm
Monday thru Friday, rotating weekends


Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Assists with screening individuals coming in for outpatient testing or procedures for potential COVID. Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have hospital based outpatient testing or procedures. Ensures that the patient information is collected and that patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures. Distributes appropriate information to ancillary departments. Reports to the Patient Access Supervisor.

  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures confidentiality of patients’ records
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and provides explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary
  • Maintains a good working relationships both within the department and with other departments
  • Answers the phone in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family member
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Patient Access Supervisor

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to communicated effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

Job Title

RN Circulator– OR — Sign-On Bonus Available

Schedule

Full-Time

**Sign-On Bonus**

Department:

Surgical Services

Description:

Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesia provider continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.

  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes in pediatric to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal case, based on patient’s infection class
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas
  • BSN degree preferred
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • Years of experience in OR preferred

Job Title

Front Desk Registrar

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

NTMC Clinics

Description:

Welcomes and greets patients and visitors upon arrival. Answers and greets incoming calls. Schedules appointments and maintain provider schedules efficiently. Checks in patients and register patients in the EMR system. Ensures that all patient information is collected and corrected at time of scheduling as well as verify at time of check-in. Collect patient responsibility and account balances.

  • Welcome and greet patients and visitors upon arrival 
  • Answer and greet incoming calls
  • Schedule appointments and maintain provider schedules efficiently
  • Check in patients and register patients in the EMR system
  • Ensure all patient information is collected and corrected at time of scheduling as well as verify at time of check-in.
  • Collect patient responsibility and account balances
  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits for patient appointments
  • Prepare for next day clinic
  • Complete appointment reminder calls
  • Document scanning 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Knowledge of EMR
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Physical requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Able to lift 10-20 pounds daily, able to lift 50-80 occasionally

Job Title

Registered Nurse (RN) — NTMC Home Health

Schedule

Full-Time and PRN

Department:

NTMC Home Health

Description:

North Texas Medical Center Home Health is one of the fastest growing Home Care companies in Texas. With a team of therapists and nurses with over 200 years of combined experience, our staff acts as guides that lead patients to a self-sufficient recovery back to a healthy life. It is our mission to provide continual quality care that follows the patient from the hospital to their home, without interruption.

Job responsibilities include:

  • OASIS assessments
  • Care Plan Implementation and Oversight
  • Coordination of Care between agency disciplines and physicians
  • Documentation in EMR
  • Supervision of HHAs and LVNs.

Requirements:

Job Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of clinical experience required. Home Health experience is preferred.

Job Title

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) — NTMC Home Health

Schedule

PRN

Department:

NTMC Home Health

Description:

Founded and operated by a physical therapist and nurse, North Texas Medical Center Home Health is one of Texas’ leading health care companies. With a team of therapists and nurses with over 200 years of combined experience, our staff acts as guides that lead patients to a self-sufficient recovery back to a healthy life. It is our mission to provide continual quality care that follows the patient from the hospital to their home, without interruption. Currently operating with readmission levels in the top 10% nationwide and utilizing cutting edge programs in orthopedics and cardiac care, we are one of the fastest growing home health agencies in the state.

Home visits to provide skilled nursing care including:

  • Assessment and patient/caregiver education
  • Skilled procedures such as wound care and injections.

Requirements:

  • Be currently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of Texas
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred
  • Home Health experience preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in current nursing practice

Job Title

PBX (Switchboard) Operator

Schedule

Full-Time



Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Responsible for answering a multi-line phone system and directing calls to the appropriate departments and persons.  Greets patients upon entrance to the hospital. Reports to the Patient Access Supervisor. Answers the telephone in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family member. Directs incoming calls to patients within the hospital, calls to various departments and overhead paging when required. Directs patients to appropriate areas in the hospital.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to communicate effective in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills

Job Title

LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) – NTMC Clinics

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

NTMC Clinics

Description:

Under the direction of the health care provider, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety.• Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
• Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.
• Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height,  weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
• Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
• May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.
• Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
• Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
• Communicates with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
• Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.
• Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
• Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
• Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
• Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Requirements:

  • Current LVN license in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or previous work history.

Job Title

Nurse Practitioner

Schedule

Part-Time
Two days a week.

Department:

NTMC Clinics

Description:

  • Assists physician to diagnose and treat clinic patients. Reports to the Medical Director for clinical functions and Clinic Practice Director for all other functions.
  • Responsible for gathering and recording data concerning patients to assist physicians in making diagnoses, reaching decisions and instituting care plans, including taking patient histories and performing physicals.
  • Assist with patient follow-up care.
  • Initiate or change orders within the parameters established by supervising physicians and as permitted by law.

 

Requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner shall maintain an unrestricted license to practice in the State of Texas at all times during his/her employment.
  • Nurse Practitioner shall maintain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration license to prescribed controlled substances.
  • Current RN license in the State of Texas.
  • Current BLS certification.

 

 

Job Title

Director of Inpatient Services

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Nursing Administration

Description:

  • Responsible for the provision of high quality, cost effective patient care in the ICU and Med-Surg Departments. Coordinates the provision of age specific patient care that is consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of professional nursing practice and consistent with the policies and procedures in place at NTMC. Consults with staff, physicians, and the CNO on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure that patient needs are met. Participates in performance improvement activities within the department.
  • Responsible for the cost effective management of human resources in the department. Staffs according to patient volume and acuity;monitors overtime and agency utilization and assists with scheduling staff to fill open shifts as necessary.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.  Ensures that staff supports a culture of quality and safety.

 

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification.
  • CCRN preferred.
  • NIHSS certification preferred
  • Previous management experience required.

 

Job Title

Certified Scrub Tech

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Surgical Services

Description:

Provides direct patient care for patient populations, pediatric through geriatric. Provides care focused ob the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the surgeon, anesthesia provider and surgical team as needed regarding the patient’s condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and room readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and functions as a patient advocate during procedures.

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, sets up and maintains a sterile field of minor and major surgical procedures applying special knowledge of aspesis.
  • Applies specialized knowledge of specialized instruments, equipment, and supplies utilized in the Operating Room..
  • Organizes instruments, equipment, and supplies for easy access and maximum efficiency.
  • Follows appropriate guidelines for setting up sterile field and instruments for designated procedures.
  • Re-stocks Operating Room supplies as caseload permits.
  • Maintains current knowledge of procedures performed in the Operating Room
  • Applies basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to assist in surgical procedures.
  • Under guidance of the Registered Nurse, determines appropriate priorities for activities based on work demand.
  • Provides care to each patient undergoing surgical intervention in a manner that preserves and protects the patient’s autonomy, dignity and human rights.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current Certified Scrub Tech from an accredited school
  • Current BLS certification
  • One (1) year worked experience in the OR preferred

Job Title

Pharmacy Technician

Schedule

Full-Time, rotating weekends
PRN

Department:

Pharmacy

Description:

Assists the Pharmacist by filling physician orders for medications for oral, rectal, topical and injectable use; mixes IV admixture solutions as required using aseptic technique in the Laminar Air Flow Hood if I.V. certified; types labels, prepares and files charge slips and performs other related duties.

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or the equivalent.
  • One (1) year related pharmacy experience and/or training or graduate of certified training program/healthcare careers college.
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education, experience or subsequent training.
  • Appropriate certificates or licenses required for the position.
  • IV Certified required

Job Title

Pharmacist

Schedule

Full-Time, rotating weekends
PRN

Department:

Pharmacy

Description:

Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders. Acts as a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel. Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing the related duties.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.
  • Graduated from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Current Pharmacist certification or licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.
  • IV Certified.

Job Title

ED Registration Clerk

Schedule

PRN All- Shifts
Full-Time, rotating weekends



Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have hospital based outpatient testing or procedures. Ensures that the patient information is collected and that patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures. Distributes appropriate information to ancillary departments. Reports to the Patient Access Director.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Job Title

Laundry Technician

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Environmental Services

Description:

Monitors laundering machines to clean articles such as sheets, towels, and rags, wiping cloths and filter cloths by performing the following duties. Helps keep clean laundry in stock for hospital and clinics.

  • Picks up dirty linen from the appropriate areas.
  • Returns and stocks clean linen to the appropriate areas

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • One to three (1-3) months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Title

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Schedule

Full-Time Days and Nights
PRN all shifts

Department:

Medical / Surgical

Description:

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Requirements:

  • Current Nurse Aide Certification in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS Certification

Job Title

Outpatient Certified Coder — On-site

Schedule

Full-time

Department:

Health Information Management

Description:

Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and procedures into codes using the ICD-10 code set. Requires skill in the sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Ensures that records are coded in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Ensures that records are coded within 36 hours of discharge, excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Reviews medical record thoroughly to ascertain all diagnoses/procedures.
  • Queries healthcare providers in accordance to the department query policy.
  • Refers medical record to Director, if there is a question regarding the diagnoses/codes.
  • Codes all diagnoses/procedures in accordance to ICD coding principles and the Coding Manual.

Requirements:

  • AHIMA certification preferred (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CCA)
  • Two (2) or more years of previous hospital experience as a Coder
  • Knowledge of diagnoses/ procedures in accordance with ICD coding principles for both inpatient and outpatient.

Job Title

RN – Emergency Department — Sign-On Bonus Available

Schedule

Full-Time days
Full-Time nights
Part-Time nights
PRN All Shifts

**Sign-On Bonus** for Full-Time possibility

Department:

Emergency Department

Description:

Provides professional nursing care within the Emergency Department; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Provides care that meets the psycho social, physical and general aspects of care. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psycho social needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Uses triage process to ensure timely and appropriate care to patients. Accurately assigns triage categories.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers and fecal occult blood) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests (point-of-care testing, glucometers and fecal occult blood); takes appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification
  • TNCC certification within first six (6) months of hire
  • CEN certification within fist six (6) months of hire
  • 2 years of critical care or emergency services experience preferred

Job Title

RN – Medical/Surgical — Sign-On Bonus Available

Schedule

Full-Time Nights
PRN All Shifts

**Sign-On Bonus** for experienced Full-Time RNs

Department:

Medical Surgical Unit

Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plain daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures..
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care of patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in State of Texas.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification or within six (6) months of hire
  • PALS certification preferred
  • At least one (1) years of experience in an Acute Care setting required.

Job Title

Occupational Therapist

Schedule

PRN Shift available

Department:

Therapy Services

Description:

Responsible for evaluating, discharging, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy interventions of treatment.  Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and function level, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be graduate of an accredited occupational therapy school and have current licensure/certifications.

Job Title

Physical Therapist

Schedule

Full-Time
PRN



Department:

Therapy Services

Description:

Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and function level, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of approved school and current licensure.
  • Current BLS Certification.

Job Title

Telemetry Tech

Schedule

PRN all shifts

Department:

Telemetry

Description:

Functions as a multi-purpose team member in the Emergency Department. The job requires the delivery of basic patient care and clerical responsibilities as needed on a patient. Must be able to help observe continuous observation of monitored cardiac patterns.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Telemetry/Monitor Tech certificate.

Job Title

Radiology Tech

Schedule

Full-Time Nights
Full-Time Weekends
PRN All Shifts

Department:

Radiology

Description:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in call rotation. Participates in CQI activities.

 

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Certified by the State of Texas to practice and administer radiation.
  • Current CPR certification.

Job Title

ICU — Registered Nurse **Sign-On Bonus**

Schedule

Full-Time Night
PRN All shifts

**Sign-On Bonus for Full-Time Experienced RNs**

Department:

ICU

Description:

Provides professional nursing care within the Intensive Care; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Provides care that meets the psycho social, physical and general aspects of care. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psycho social needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests (point-care-care testing, glucometers); takes appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching appropriate care.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skill necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • PALS certification within six (6) months of hire
  • NIHSS certification within 90 days of hire
  • CCRN certification preferred
  • 2 years of experience preferred of Critical Care or Emergency Nursing experience.

Job Title

Respiratory Therapist

Schedule

Full-Time Days & Nights
PRN All Shifts

Department:

Respiratory Department

Description:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

  • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment.  Remains aware of and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
  • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
  • Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
  • Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures.

Requirements:

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current Texas Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • High school graduate or equivalent must be submitted upon hire – proof of highest level of education must be submitted.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification.
  • Current NRP certification within 6 months of hire within 6 months of hire.
  • Current STABLE certification recommended.
  • Preferred three (3) or more years of experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.