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Covenant Health Pediatric Respiratory Therapist *Up to $15,000 Hiring Bonus and Relocation Available* in Lubbock, Texas


Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy

Location: Lubbock, TX

Work Schedule: Full Time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Plans, prepares, and delivers a broad range of respiratory care procedures and diagnostic studies. Documents all respiratory care on appropriate records. Inspects, tests, maintains and operates respiratory care equipment. Completes patient billing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care Program at an AMA approved college/university, or Bachelor's Degree from a Respiratory Care Program from an AMA approved college/university in lieu of an Associate's Degree and 1 year of experience.

  • 1 year experience (May include clinical portion of training program).

  • Eligible to meet NBRC registry requirements.

  • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Permit from Texas Medical Board.

  • Registry credential from NBRC (CRT) or (RRT).

  • Current documentation of Basic Life Support with American Heart Association (BLS) within (30) days of employment.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within (90) days of employment.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within (60) days of employment.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within (90) days of employment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training - Flight Training.

Covenant Children’s leads the way as the region’s only licensed, freestanding children’s hospital. We are also the region’s first and only verified pediatric trauma center.

This is a great opportunity for you as a respiratory therapist to play a vital role in helping Covenant Children’s provide excellent care to our patients. We offer extensive orientation for new caregivers, including new graduates, with trained and dedicated preceptors.

Some of the areas we serve: PICU, Level IV NICU, pediatric trauma center, women’s services that includes postpartum, OB ICU, and Labor and Delivery.

Opportunities for growth within our department: Relief Charge Therapist, Trained Preceptor, and Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner. Opportunities to serve beyond Respiratory Care Services: ECMO team and Specialty Transport Team.

We are excited for you to join our team!

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: SR361232
Company: Covenant Jobs
Job Category: Respiratory Care
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Night
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Address: TX Lubbock 4015 22nd Pl

Covenant Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.