Pediatric Respiratory Therapist, Full time - Nights *Bonus and Relocation Available*

Healthcare Practitioner and Technician
Covenant Health
R325702 Requisition #

We are a ministry that stands by our Values and our Promise -  Know me, care for me, easy my way.   We are offering a career incentive bonus of up to $16,000 and relocation assistance to those that qualify!  

We are looking for a full time, night shift Respiratory Therapist at Covenant Children's Hospital.

Job Summary:

Plans, prepares, and delivers a broad range of respiratory care procedures and diagnostic studies. Documents all respiratory care on appropriate records. Inspects, tests, maintains and operates respiratory care equipment. Completes patient billing.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, prepares, and delivers respiratory care treatments including IPPB, aerosol nebulizer, chest physical therapy, incentive spirometry, sputum induction, volume ventilation, and all other continuous procedures such as Oxygen, BIPAP/PCAP, and pulse oximetry.
  • Assesses patients for appropriateness of respiratory care services.
  • Maintains accurate records, documenting treatments, and response to therapy, patient progress, and any other pertinent information.
  • Inspects, tests, maintains, and operates respiratory care equipment.
  • Completes patient billing.
  • Performs diagnostic testing procedures including, Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)

Minimum Position Qualifications:


  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care Program at an AMA approved college/university


  • 1 year experience (May include clinical portion of training program)

Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Eligible to meet NBRC registry requirements.
  • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Permit for New Mexico
  • Registry credential from NBRC (CRT) or (RRT).
  • Current documentation of Basic Life Support with American Heart Association (BLS) within (30) days of employment.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training and certification

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Flight Training


Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC
Covenant Children’s
Covenant Specialty
Covenant Plainview - PLV
Covenant Levelland - LVL
Trustpoint  (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)
Covenant Medical Group (CMG)
Covenant Health Partners
Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

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