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Respiratory Therapist Aide Technician, Tyler, PRN, Varies

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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:

  • Prepare equipment and supplies for respiratory therapist to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination/treatment by complying with established policies and procedures.
  • Organizes and documents all aspects of assigned duties in coordination with therapists, nursing personnel, and other areas of department to ensure accurate and timely performance of therapeutic procedures.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities by participating in the collection of data for performance improvement activities to ensure quality is consistent with established standards.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development by participating in educational activities to promote continuous improvement and compliance with patient care standards.

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

Compliance Requirements

  • 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).

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , Respiratory Therapist Aide Technician, Tyler, PRN, Varies, Other , Tyler, Texas

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