Respiratory Care Tech, PRN, Rotating Shifts
Company: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Posted on: February 15, 2020
Description: -- POSITION DESCRIPTION -- POSITION
TITLE\:-------------------- RESPIRATORY CARE TECHNICIAN --
DEPARTMENT\:---------------------------- RESPIRATORY CARE --
SUPERVISORS TITLE\:-- CLINICAL MANAGER RESPIRATORY CARE -- TITLES
SUPERVISED\:---- N/A -- TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR
INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED\:-- 0
PURPOSE OF POSITION\:-- To provide clinical Respiratory Care
Services under the supervision of a licensed respiratory therapist.
REQUIRED SKILLS\:-- Effective verbal and interpersonal
communication skills.-- Capable of relating to diverse age and
demographic backgrounds.-- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the
growth and development process of pediatric and adult patients and
clients.-- Able to utilize available resources to broaden clinical
skills and enhance professional growth. MAJOR DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES\: Professional/Clinical\:-- Prepare oxygen therapy
equipment according to departmental policies. Perform capillary
blood sampling under supervision of a licensed Therapist.
Administer aerosolized medication via hand held nebulizer; perform
airway clearance, breathing exercises and metered dose inhalations.
Bills for services in a financially responsible manner. Sets up and
maintains respiratory care equipment including oxygen masks,
tracheostomy collars, T-pieces, face tents, nasal cannula. Collects
discontinued equipment from patients are areas, cleans the
equipment, calibrates the equipment and prepares the equipment for
the next patient. Other duties and responsibilities may be
considered pending successful observation and completion of
accompanying competency in an appropriate clinical setting.
Self-Management\:-- Follows all departmental policies and
procedures. Respects patients rights for informed consent and the
handling of confidential information as defined by Cincinnati
Children---s mission, applicable laws and regulations while
providing for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical
information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred, or
discharged. Furnish data the will contribute to the assessment of
patient needs, the organization's capability to provide the
appropriate level of treatment while maintaining timeliness,
accuracy, availability, and security of information. Develop
knowledge and professional skills through professional literature
and attendance at departmental meetings and inservices.
Teamwork/Professional growth\: Collaborate with the health care
team to provide optimal patient care in a professional and
culturally diverse fashion. Ensure that work areas are organized
and present a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment
for employees, patients, and families. Attend required training
sessions including CPR training, Safety College, CARES, diversity.
Comply with infection control policies and procedures.
Excellence/Innovation/Quality Improvement\: Proactively identify
customer needs and respond appropriately Participate in
departmental performance improvement initiatives. Understands,
adheres to and models Core Standards as defined organizationally
and specifically within the department/unit. Perform other duties
as assigned or deemed necessary. --
Qualification: EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE\:-- Required\: Second year
student who maintains enrollment in good standing in an accredited
Respiratory Therapy program or a new-graduate Respiratory Therapist
actively pursuing professional licensure.-- L imited Ohio license
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