Bon Secours Health System RESP THERAPY NICU PICU II in RICHMOND, Virginia
Req # 111566BR
Position Title RESP THERAPY NICU PICU II
Market Bon Secours Richmond
Posting Facility ST MARY'S HOSPITAL RICHMOND
Department RESPIRATORY SERVICES
Job Specs ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL
Primary function within Department Policies \ Procedures and Standards of Care, reviews patient data, makes assessment of patient's respiratory status, assembles necessary equipment and checks for proper functioning, and administers prescribed therapies as ordered. Monitors patient's response to such therapies and makes recommendations to change or modify based on the assessment. Documents all treatments and therapies provided as required. Performs diagnostic testing for Arterial Blood Gases and Co-oximetry. Performs patient and family education and instructions in order to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation necessary for attainment of goals and therapies. Ability to perform Therapy in Critical Care pediatric Patients served by the facility. Participates in on-call rotations as required by departmental policies.
- Requires knowledge of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pulmonary physics, pulmonary
pathophysiology, advanced respiratory care, mathematics, blood gas chemistry, pharmacology at a level
generally acquired through completion of AMA approved therapist program, technician program in a
hospital Respiratory Care Department.
Work requires comprehensive knowledge of all department policies, procedures, systems, and equipment as well as proficiency in performing clinical treatments at a level generally acquired during two-year Respiratory Care Program or enrollment in a program.
Must maintain current CPR certification.
Must maintain current Virginia Respiratory Care Licensure.
Demonstrated clinical competency in the care of patients receiving General Non- Critical Care Respiratory Therapy. Such clinical competency can be validated through completion of Clinical Ladder and facility.
Shift (check all that apply) Variable
Weekends? Rotating Weekends
By Profession Respiratory