Respiratory Therapist- Sign On -15K

Baylor Scott & White Health Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 2 months ago

Join a winning team of Registered Respiratory Therapist professionals!

Sign On Bonus- 15K

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Our diverse culture of learning and growth has opportunities for new graduates and experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist across Central and North Texas.

Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a "Great Place To Work", and is the largest not for-profit health care system in Texas.

  • Location/s : BASMC- Ft. Worth

  • Schedule: FT. Night


The Registered Respiratory Therapist will partner as part of a collaborative team in a thriving culture of learning and advancement, leveraging various scientific principles, therapies, and techniques to optimize patient care and outcomes.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


  • Performs and directs the administration of respiratory care services (including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, inhaled medication, airway clearance, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and bedside spirometry), in collaboration with attending physician and care team. Care is administered in a quality manner of excellence that is in accordance with established procedures. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.

  • Adheres to established policies including but not limited to: infection control and isolation policies, HIPAA, time and attendance, and social media.

  • Performs willingly and professionally with peers and patients to maintain the very best work environment and outcomes.

  • Embraces the autonomy to grow and enhance skills such that professional and technical requirements are accomplished.

  • Focuses on continuous quality improvement in all of aspects of clinical care, identifying, executing, and sharing opportunities to improve patient care.


  • General understanding of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications.

  • Able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • General computer skills, including but not limited to: typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.


  • EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
  • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS in 30 days of hire or transfer.

Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).

Registered Respiratory Therapi (RRT): Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care.

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