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Respiratory Care Practitioner - $8,000. sign on incentive

Date:  Jun 29, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Rotating
Requisition ID:  725281

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Primary Purpose

Responsible for providing full respiratory care to patients within neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations, as prescribed by physician, and within established standards and practices.


Minimum Specifications


  • Must be graduate of a Respiratory Care Program from an accredited American Medical Association (AMA) program.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care preferred.



  • None

Equivalent Education and/or Experience

  • None


  • Must have a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license from the Texas Medical Board.
  • Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. (NBRC). Employees in this job who were hired on or before 6/2/2021 are exempt from this requirement but must be a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. (NBRC).
  • Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:
    • American Heart Association
    • American Red Cross Rescuer
    • Military Training Network
  • Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred.

Required Tests for Placement

  • None


Skills or Special Abilities

  • Must successfully complete General Care orientation.
  • Must successfully complete adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) orientation to work in adult ICU areas.
  • Must successfully complete Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) orientation to work in NICU area.
  • Must be able to demonstrate assessment skills for prioritization of care, the application of patient driven protocols, and the delivery of respiratory care in neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations.
  • Must be proficient in the use of all equipment required for the delivery of Respiratory Care bedside therapeutic and diagnostic services.
  • Must be able to serve as a preceptor to new orientees, students, and interns.
  • Must be able to document activities accurately in the electronic medical record.
  • Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
  • Must maintain required departmental competencies.
  • May be asked to assume charge responsibilities.





Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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