Under direction supervision; assist in the evaluation of patient status and provides basic bedside respiratory care (determined prior to hire in the organization -- subject to change as skill levels increase). Displays abilities to perform specific procedures associated with respiratory therapy to the patient following a prescribed treatment plan by the physician and company policies and procedures. Performs patient/family education and maintains all necessary related documentation.
Must have basic understanding of respiratory disease processes. Demonstrated interest in professional growth and development; ability to accept scheduling/placement designations determined prior to hire in organization. Must have good customer relations skills and basic computer skills.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current student enrolled and in good standing in an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.