Universal Health Services Amarillo , TX 79105
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
The second year Respiratory Care Student works to perform basic respiratory modalities and arterial blood gases. The Respiratory Student - Second Year will support the Department Director, Clinical Coordinators, and other staff of the Respiratory Care Services Department, Pulmonary function Lab. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Join us and make a difference!
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency required
Must be enrolled and attending an AMA approved formal respiratory training program
Must have completed first year of an AMA approved formal respiratory training program
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Must possess current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Ability to read, write, and converse in English
Ability to communicate with patients, families, and staff
Ability to remain calm under stress
Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
Bending, lifting (10-30 lbs minimum) grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, pulling, prolonged standing and/or sitting, and squatting