OU Medicine

Respiratory Therapist RRT – The Children’s Hospital – 7P-7A – (8250-32942)


Registered Respiratory Therapist

Shift: Full-Time – 7P-7A (Rotating Weekends)

The Children’s Hospital
– Oklahoma City, OK

OU Medicine’s Respiratory Care department is an AARC Quality Care recognized department, and we are proud to maintain a strong focus on quality, safety and patient satisfaction so we can meet the many unique needs of our patients. We use a team approach to treat and provide a range of pulmonary interventions and therapies for women and children.

General Description:

Under general supervision, will provide services for the Respiratory Therapy Department in a timely and efficient manner for all appropriate age levels and in all areas that are served by the department.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

  • Administers therapeutic treatments as prescribed by attending medical staff
  • Records treatment information and patient’s treatment response in their computerized medical record
  • Act as a resource person to medical staff
  • Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing and monitoring of patients
  • Provides age appropriate care to patients
  • Ensures that respiratory equipment is cleaned and maintained
  • Maintains necessary respiratory therapy records
  • Performs as part of the quick response team for cardiac and respiratory arrests

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of procedures and techniques of Respiratory Therapy and the operation and repair of respiratory equipment. Clinical decision making skills appropriate to patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system and to the age of the patient. Ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patient’s needs. Ability to work under stress. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff. Some computer skills.

OU Medicine has a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, but our offerings go beyond traditional packages. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs and goals both inside and outside of the work environment, brings additional rewards that create peace of mind for you and your family.

OU Medicine is excited to introduce a new applicant system that will provide a better experience for job seekers. Please note that beginning June 6th, candidates received via this site may be asked to re-apply in our new system beginning June 24th. We appreciate your flexibility during this exciting transition

Primary Location: United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Work Locations: OU Children’s Hospital 1200 Children’s Ave. Oklahoma City 73104

Job: Other

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

Job Posting: Jun 11, 2019, 1:08:44 PM


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