Respiratory Therapist - PRN

Per Diem
2990 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Frisco, TX

Respiratory Therapist

PRN "As Needed"


6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Select Medical complies with state and federal wage and hour laws. PRN Rate: $38.00/hr. 

Benefits of becoming a Respiratory Therapist with us:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Team-oriented and collaborative culture
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with advancement and relocation opportunities

We currently have an opening for an exceptional RRT to work PRN at our Frisco Rehabilitation Hospital assisting with the coordination of interventions and respiratory care consistent with valid physician orders, standards of practice, evidence based practice, and established protocols such as BLS, ACLS, in alignment with Legal, Regulatory, and Licensure requirement. Additionally, will serve as educational resource to ensure consistent interdisciplinary practice to achieve optimal patient outcomes.


Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation is looking for experienced RRTs. You'll be working with patients with trachs, vents, CPAP machines and BiPAP machines. Our Respiratory Therapists practice in an acute care environment where their skills are utilized and they see the results and outcomes of providing quality patient care.  

Respiratory Therapist provides quality patient care as a member of the Respiratory Team, providing intensive respiratory care and patient transport into and out of the facility as medically prescribed, within the scope of professional license and with minimal supervision. 

Must be willing to come in on different days of the week as patient care is needed. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluates patient and recommends a treatment plan.
  • Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patients, and provides necessary education upon discharging to home.
  • Conducts physician prescribed treatments of a routine nature operating various ventilatory equipment, both invasive and non-invasive, various oxygen and aerosol devices, and various nebulizer devices in order to administer prescribed medications, humidification, ventilation and oxygenation to the patient.
  • Performs chest physiotherapy by operating various equipment to promote secretion clearance.
  • Performs suctioning of the patient by various methods (oropharyngeal, nasal and tracheal).
  • Performs oximetry and capnography monitoring according to policy.
  • Performs routine review of patient's chest x-rays to determine need for further evaluation.
  • Performs 12-Lead EKG and basic arrhythmia recognition.
    Performs pulmonary function studies according to policy (i.e. NIF, VC etc.)
    Assists with procedures relating to respiratory care according to policy (i.e. Bronchoscopy, Perc Trachs, Chest Tube placement, etc.), where applicable.
  • Performs adequate drainage of chest via PleurX catheter or similar device where applicable.
  • Performs tracheostomy care according to policy, including insertion and removal of tracheostomy tubes (emergent and non-emergent).
  • Performs arterial puncture according to policy and is able to determine efficiency of ventilation, as well as monitoring, recording and reporting of test results, where applicable.
  • For hospitals with moderate complexity labs: Follows all policies and procedures related to laboratory testing including: specimen handling, use of equipment, documentation and reporting of results, quality controls and maintenance to include: Pre-analytic, Analytic, and Post-analytic phases of testing.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to BLS and ACLS guidelines.
    Performs insertion and removal of endotracheal tubes via free hand technique and/or video laryngoscope system, where applicable.
    Performs set-up & self-test on all ventilatory equipment as required and operates, maintains and monitors mechanical ventilation on various types of equipment, where applicable.
    Assists in facilitating preventative maintenance and repair of equipment as needed.
    Records all pertinent information of treatments, and patient response to treatments on respiratory care records and patient chart (including pre and post-assessment according to policy).
    Communicates with attending and pulmonary physician's concerning the efficiency of therapy administered to the patient.
  • Reports all necessary information in hands-off communication during walking rounds for shift-to shift.
  • Maintains accurate respiratory therapy charging, including data entry, verification and correction of errors.


Minimum Qualifications

Must possess "Active" credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or state equivalent; RRT preferred
• BLS certification required.
• Current state licensure required.
• 1 year of related experience preferred.
• ACLS required upon hire

Additional Data

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical, carries a well-known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Since opening in 1981, our flagship inpatient rehab hospital in Dallas has received repeated recognition by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best rehab hospitals in the nation.  All of our inpatient hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, including specialty accreditation for our stroke rehab programs. And for five consecutive years we have been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal.


With the combined expertise of our joint venture partners, Baylor Scott & White Rehabilitation has become one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation. We have continuously grown in size, scope and excellence across North Texas, and in the summer of 2018 our footprint has expanded to include new partners in Central Texas. With this expansion, we have more than 2,300 talented, caring and compassionate team members working in the following environments:

  • 4 inpatient rehab hospitals (free-standing)
  • 2 inpatient rehab units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 9 acute therapy units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 100 outpatient therapy locations (and growing)
  • A home health division covering all of North Texas

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to: 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services

  POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.


Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.



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