Respiratory Care Practitioner

Location
North Carolina, United Sates
Posted
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2019
Ref
401508014
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Occupation  Summary Perform diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical practice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders. Defined duties are performed in neonatal, pediatric and adult patientpopulations.WorkPerformedAdministeroxygen.activities.activities.informationinformationteam.team.PerformPerformcare.care.Administer aerosolized medication via Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing ( IPPB), Intermittent Aerosol Therapy (IAT) and Metered Dose Inhaler ( MDI).Administerincentive breathing devices.Perform nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning.Perform CPR and bag- mask ventilation. Perform pulse oximetry monitoring.arterial blood gas punctures.Perform bedside pulmonary mechanics.

Diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures, pulmonary function studies, EKGs and cardiac monitoring. Transport patients within the hospital.Verify physician orders.Assure correct set-up, safety and function of all equipment/ supplies necessary in the provision of patient Assure adherence to all infectious disease standards in the delivery of all patient care procedures.Recognizes life threatening situations and initiates appropriate response.Understands pharmacological indications, dosages and response to adverse drug reactions.Makes patient care assessments according to accepted protocols.Provides education to patients,families, physicians, nursing and other members of the health care Monitors response to all therapy. Documents in the patient medical record.Communicates all pertinent clinical Participates in quality improvement Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of respiratory equipment.( IPPB), Intermittent Aerosol Therapy(IAT) and Metered Dose Inhaler ( MDI).Administer incentive breathing devices.Perform nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning.Perform CPR and bag- mask ventilation. Perform pulse oximetry monitoring.arterial blood gas punctures.Perform bedside pulmonary mechanics.

Diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures, pulmonary function studies, EKGs and cardiac monitoring. Transport patients within the hospital.Verify physician Assure correct set-up, safety and function of all orders.equipment/ supplies necessary in the provision of patient Assure adherence to all infectious disease standards in the delivery of all patient care procedures.Recognizes life threatening situations and initiates appropriate response.Understands pharmacological indications, dosages and response to adverse drug reactions.Makes patient care assessments according to accepted protocols.Provides education to patients,families, physicians, nursing and other members of the health care Monitors response to all therapy. Documents in the patient medical record.Communicates all pertinent clinical Participates in quality improvement Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of respiratory equipment.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and Skills requirements requirement steam. interactions relative to the specific age of a patient.validation/certifications of competencies for the duties and responsibilities of this level.Must maintain annual skill Must maintain annual safety/compliance Must maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for CEU's Customer service and communication expertise.Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health care Work is performed in all areas of Duke Hospital Work may require lifting or pushing in excess of 30 pounds.Work requires walking, climbing and bending.Level Characteristics N/A

Requisition Number: 401508014
Location: Durham 
Duke Entity: DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Job Code: 4250 RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER, ADVANCED
Job Family Level: E2
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time: FULL TIME 
Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Completion of a 2 year AMA approved respiratory care program(Associates Degree or the equivalent).Must maintain annual skill maintenance requirements Must maintain annual safety/compliance requirements Must maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for CEUs

Experience

Six months to one year of clinical experience following graduationfrom a respiratory care program.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

North Carolina State LicensureRegistry ( RRT) by the NationalAssociation for Respiratory Care (NBRC)Certification in Basic LifeSupport (BLS)Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS)Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS)Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRPS) if applicableto institution

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