Fort Worth, Texas

Summary

The Respiratory Therapist on the Transport Team is responsible for planning, assessing and providing optimal Respiratory Management and Patient Care for the normal and high risk neonatal/pediatric patient. The RRT Transport Therapist is part of a team composed of a Transport Therapist, Nurse and Paramedic all of which are under the medical control of a Texas Licensed Physician. Modes of transport required to transfer patients include: ground ambulance, fixed wing aircraft and rotor wing aircraft.

Qualifications:

  • Current permit or license to practice as a Registered Respiratory Therapist is required
  • Associates degree required
  • Minimum 3 years recent Neonatal/Pediatric ICU experience or current Neonatal/Pediatric Transport experience is required
  • CPR – BLS, PALS required. NRP and ACLS required within 90 days of employment
  • TNCC audit or Department approved equivalent must obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Current Advanced Certification (in area of practice and/or as approved by CCMC and Teddy Bear Transport Management) or must obtain within 2 years of hire

INDMED

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer

HP123

Additional Information

CCMC

Fort Worth, Texas

About Cook Children's Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.

Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.  With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child.

For nearly 100 years we’ve worked to improve the health of children from across our primary service area of Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties. We combine the art of caring with leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child. This has earned Cook Children's a strong, far-reaching reputation with patients traveling from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care.

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