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Job Requisition Number 9481

Full-Time, 36 Hours/Week

Variable Day and Night Shift

Onsite

$10,000 sign on bonus (taxable) available


Summary:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist Level Transport assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and directs care for premature, pediatric, and adult patients.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and directs care for premature, pediatric, and adult patients.
  2. Assesses the current status, cardiopulmonary needs, immediate airway, and ventilatory needs of the critically ill neonate, pediatric, or adult patient in the transport, intensive care, and general care environment.
  3. Provides respiratory interventions for premature, pediatric, and adult patients with the scope of practice
  4. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.
  5. Provides patient/family education to meet the identified learning needs, utilizing adult and child education principles
  6. Participates in the education of referral and ACH staff.
  7. Precepts students and employees
  8. Participates in the interprofessional orientation of new staff and functions as a clinical resource as needed.
  9. Provides care in all patient care areas within home base of hire
  10. Provides care during a high-risk delivery
  11. Non-dedicated transport must be competent to provide care for at least one additional site (i.e. Akron Main Hospital or regional NICU or pediatric unit) within the ACH enterprise.
  12. Serves on at least one department or patient services committee
  13. Serves as a resource person for respiratory care staff and or transport staff, members of the inter-professional team as well as staff at partnering organizations or referral facilities.
  14. Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Expertise

  1. Experience in respiratory care is required.
  2. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
  3. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
  4. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
  5. Proficiency in electronic health record software used for inpatient care and specialized electronic health record software used for transport is required/preferred.

Education and Experience

  1. Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Respiratory Care.
  2. Years of relevant experience: Greater than 3 years of neonatal/pediatric critical care experience is required.
  3. Years of experience supervising: None.
  4. Certification: Registered Respiratory Therapist credential awarded by the National Board for Respiratory Care is required.
  5. Current OH Respiratory Care Professional license is required
  6. Health Care Provider required; EMT-B credential is preferred for dedicated transport RRT’s; ATLS certification is preferred for therapists participating in air/ground pediatric critical care transports. Successful completion of initial and yearly intubation competency as well as the transport simulation and crew resource management training at ACH is required.
  7. PALS, ACLS, NRP & STABLE are required within 1 year of hire. PFCCS and ABLS are also required for those who do pediatric critical care transport, by the employee’s first anniversary and will be scheduled after hire.
  8. Current pediatric specialty credential (e.g. NPS, CNPT or A-EC) is required within 2 years of hire.

Working conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift, walk, stand, sit, bend, reach with hands and arms, climb, push/pull, use hands, and see, hear and speak.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds from the floor, and may participate in an assisted lift of up to 150 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • This position is performed in a clinical setting, inpatient, mobile and may enter a patient home as required. Hours vary based on shift and will require day, evening, weekend holiday hours as needed.


Full Time

FTE: 0.900000


Status: Onsite


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