Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Respiratory Therapy Careers

Respiratory Therapy Jobs
at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Full Job Title: PSG TECH/RRTII, Sleep Lab, Evening Shift, .8 FTE =32 hours a week

Job Number: 92081

Location: Liberty Township, OH

Date Posted: 7-5-2017



DEPARTMENT: CCHMC

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Unit Clinical Manager, Respiratory Care Senior Clinical Director

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To function as a professional respiratory therapist and to apply indepth knowledge about the care of infant, children, adolescent and adult patients and clients. To rapidly recognize and anticipate subtle changes based on past experiences; to coordinate and communicate with appropriate resources as needed. To serve as a department and division-based role model and resource for policies, procedures and patient care. To assist others in setting respiratory care and department priorities, keeping in mind the education of self and others while maintaining a cohesive environment.

Responsibilities
·Assessment
Assess patients, clients and families, whose needs range from uncomplicated to highly complex and quickly recognize normal parameters, deviations and abnormalities in physical, emotional, developmental and behavioral status based on past experience as it relates to cardio-pulmonary health.
·Plan of Care
Participate in developing a plan of care, demonstrating the ability to effectively prioritize both expected and unanticipated needs. Involve patients, clients, families and health team members in establishing goals. Demonstrate competence in the implementation of the technical skills required for the care of patients, clients and families. Demonstrate initiative in remaining current on CCHMC policies, procedures and standards. Act as a resource to peers. Intervene for the attainment of care goals. Facilitate the linking of patients, clients and families with other disciplines and services as needed. Evaluate effectiveness of care giving, and shows on going follow through in care delivery. Evaluation of care is reflective of the attainment of care goals. Demonstrate proficiency and compliance with established practices in documentation. Demonstrate proficiency and compliance with established practices in documentation. Is self-directed in assuming responsibilities within the team and care delivery system.
·Critical Thinking
Demonstrate critical thinking skills by making appropriate respiratory care decisions, prioritizing both planned and unplanned events, and proactively addressing potential and actual problems.
·Evidence Based Practice and Research
Demonstrate awareness of the value and relevance of research and evidence based practice in respiratory care. Practice can be identified as research based.
·Serving as an Expert Resource
Assist peers and team members in acquiring department specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Is recognized as a department resource for respiratory care practice and operational systems.
·Leadership
Assist others and provide leadership in implementing the standards of the patient care and access. Promote reconciliation of disagreements, reduce tension, and create an environment in which people can explore their differences. Act as a role model and a department- divisional resource.
·Education
Make education of patients, families and other hospital personnel a priority, using appropriate learning principles. Contribute to discussion in patient care conferences, committee meetings, inservices, staff conferences, etc. Assume responsibility for own learning. Initiate activities toward meeting those needs and integrate new knowledge into practice.

Skills & Competencies
·Independent Decisions
Willing and capable of independently making decisions
·Judgment
Recognizing when sufficient information has been obtained to make a decision; evaluating available alternatives and using sound thought processes and relevant experience to make the optimal choice in a timely manner; making difficult decisions even in highly ambiguous situations
·Educational Resource
Willingness to serve as an education resource to others
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Relationship Management
Setting the stage for constructive relationships by being accessible, approachable, and interpersonally engaged; developing and sustaining meaningful and productive bonds with others based on mutual respect
·Physical Stamina - High
Excellent physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, heavy lifting (up to 50 - 80 lbs.), extensive standing and/or walking.
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Clinical
Possess in-depth knowledge of the growth and development of pediatric and adult patients. Demonstrate proficiency in respiratory care practice and skills.

Required:
·Graduate of a CoARC approved Respiratory Care Program
·Bachelor's Degree in a health care related field AND Therapists who clinically advanced prior to 7/1/2012 are exempt from this requirement
·Registry credentials by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) AND minimum of 2 years respiratory care experience and licensed by the State of Ohio
·Kentucky and Indiana licenses may be required for specific positions
·Must maintain active membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care

Preferred:
·Pediatric Advanced LifeSupport
·Neonatal Resusucitation
·NPS Certification by the NBRC

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