UT Health East Texas
Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas
Why UT Health – East Texas?
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Respiratory Therapist Aide. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Pulmonary department where you will be responsible for:
POSITION SUMMARY: Assist respiratory therapists in activities related to preparation for patient care, ensuring critical supplies are available for care, or recovering and cleaning equipment at the completion of therapy. Subject to overtime and call back as required by hospital.
What You Will Be Doing:
So what experience are we looking for in our Respiratory Therapist Aide
High School Diploma or equivalent
Currently enrolled in an CoARC approved Respiratory Therapy Program
- Completion of 1st year of respiratory therapy program
- Knowledge and ability to operate all respiratory equipment
Certification and Licensure:
- CPR Certified Basic Life Support within 90 days of hire
Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies
Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together
Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
Ability to sit for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
Ability to move throughout the workplace
Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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