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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
    Talent Area: Respiratory
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Shift: Multiple Shifts, FT & PT
    Job ID: 408866

We are searching for an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this role, you’ll administer a variety of respiratory care procedures in a developmentally/age appropriate manner for patients ranging from neonates to adults. Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Respiratory Certification/Registry Program Technical Diploma required.  
  • Preferred Graduate of an A.M.A approved Associates degree certification/registry program OR may be a graduate of an A.M.A. approved Bachelor degree program in respiratory care
  • Current license to practice respiratory care the in the State of Texas 
  • Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT
  • Preferred - A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience in both critical and non-critical care areas, with a minimum of six (6) months of experience in critical care.


  • Performs patient care activities according to policy and/or guidelines, and in compliance with MD order to provide optimal patient outcome
  • Documents patient-related activities according to policy/guidelines accurately and legibly
  • Facilitates good communication with physician, nurses, and other members of the health care team to coordinate optimal patient care
  • Performs medical record review to ensure physician's orders for respiratory care are current, signed off appropriately, coincident with therapy delivered, and are optimal for patient outcome
  • Communicates with physicians, provides suggestions and input into the patient's plan of care, attempts to initiate respiratory protocols for all applicable patients, attends physician rounds consistently
  • Provides instruction to patients and families
  • Provides orientation/reinforcement to respiratory care modalities pertaining to their disease process
  • Expand professional knowledge base and clinical capabilities

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