Cardio- Pulmonary Registered Nurse, PRN/PT

Requisition Number: 2021-3833

Type of Position: Per Diem/ PRN

Location: Dalhart, TX

Overview

Opening for a PRN Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab RN/Respiratory Therapist for our program at Dallam Hartley County Hospital in Dalhart, Texas.  

Overview:  This clinical position will be PRN for outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.  Competitive salary.  We estimate of 8-16 hrs./week.

Essential Duties include: 

  • Clinical Assessment, Individualized Treatment Planning, and Provision of Cardio-Pulmonary / Respiratory Treatments.  Reviews physician prescription to determine abilities and goals for treatment such as frequency, intensity, time and type of exercise therapy most beneficial to patient.
  • Assists patient with exercise program using appropriate monitoring. Modifies program based on patient response as needed and/or requested, while staying within physician-ordered parameters.
  • Provides patient education to optimize risk factor reduction through life style management, including on-going healthy choices re: nutrition and physical activity.
  • Maintains patient chart, which contains pertinent information and therapy notes.
  • Additionally assists with Referral Development; Physician Relations; Performance Improvement; Clinical Outcomes; Patient Satisfaction enhancement activities; In-service Education; Strategic Planning and Program Development Activities.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure RN (in State)   OR  Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
  • 1+ years of related experience required.
  • BLS and ACLS certification required.