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Transport Respiratory Therapist - Critical Care Job in Boardman, Ohio US

Transport Respiratory Therapist - Critical Care

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Boardman, OH

Posted: 6/16/2021 - Expires: 9/14/2021

Job ID: 228414334

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About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Full-Time

36 hours/week (3 - 12 hour shifts)

Summary:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist II 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 and immediate airway needs of the critically ill neonate, pediatric, or adult patient in the transport, intensive care, and general care environment.

3.Participates in the education of referral staff, patients, parents and ACH staff.

4.May provide guidance and support to the Registry Eligible and RRT I position as necessary.

5.Staff may be temporarily assigned to an area throughout the Akron Children's Hospital enterprise, based on patient needs requiring similar knowledge and skill.

6.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.

7. Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Expertise
 A minimum of 3 years of experience as a respiratory therapist in a critical care environment is required. At least 1 year of experience must be with the neonatal or pediatric population.
Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
 Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Respiratory Care.
Certification: Registered Respiratory Therapist credential is required; Current OH Respiratory Care Professional license is required Health Care Provider BLS, PALS, ACLS certifications are required, NRP and STABLE obtained within 1 year and all must be maintained throughout employment; NPS or CNPT credential required within two years of hire; EMT-B credential is preferred; Achieve PFCCS and ABLS credential for therapists participating in critical care transports from the Akron campus. Successful completion of Intubation and transport training at ACH is required. Airway and procedural skills must be maintained throughout employment.
Excellent critical thinking skills required.
Years of experience supervising: None.

Full Time

FTE:  0.900000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
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