The Respiratory Extern is qualified to attend to the needs of the patient area, performing duties as indicated by the responsibilities outlined in this job description under the supervision of the respiratory charge person. The Respiratory Extern is trained in the delivery of age appropriate care by hospital policy. He/she performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures.
Enrolled in an AMA approved Respiratory Therapy program.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.