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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
- Participates in performance improvement activities by
participating in the collection of data for performance improvement
activities to ensure quality is consistent with established
- 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
- 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
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).