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The respiratory department provides care 24/7 to patients requiring respiratory care ranging from oxygen therapy to technically advanced ventilator support. The department also performs diagnostic testing and emergency medical support including CPR. In addition, the department staffs the vascular access team for the hospital.
Requires 3+ years of RRT experience in an Adult Critical Care environment and/or NICU area and 1 year of leadership/supervisory experience.
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This position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients and leadership to staff. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient needs and in collaboration with physician and other medical staff. This position is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered to patients.
Associates or technical degree
Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must possess valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
In-depth knowledge of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through 3 years of clinical experience and 1 year of supervisory experience.Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.