Job Description

Location: Odessa Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/3/2023
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4100.04480 Respiratory Therapy

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

About ORMC:

Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 by 14 obstetricians, pediatricians, and family practitioners as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Hospital in 1995.

In June 2007, Odessa Regional Hospital purchased Alliance Hospital and changed its name to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. In 2015, ORMC acquired Basin Healthcare Center. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.

Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care

About the Position:

Responsible for maintaining staffing schedules and be available to work, if needed, for staffing shortages and call-ins.

Responsible for all departmental testing including proficiency samples.

Responsible for performance improvement, education, ordering of supplies, and any other duties required by the respiratory department.

Maintains respiratory records, performs or oversees maintenance procedures. Follows respiratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Respiratory.

Participates in Performance Improvement activities.

Provides service to age range from Neonate to GeriatricRegulatory

About what you Need:

Requirements: Associate or Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. Either:

Current certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

Must be able to perform testing on the blood gas analyzers

Current certification in BLS (American Heart Association CPR)

Preferred 5 years experience in appropriate departments.

Language Skills: Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Additionally languages preferred.

What Basic computer knowledge required:

Must be able to operate the following equipment correctly and safely: ventilators, bipap, blood gas analyzers, pft machine; and all other respiratory equipment not listed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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