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

City RICHMOND

State VA

Job Specs ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  2. Must maintain current CPR certification.

  3. Must maintain current Virginia Respiratory Care Licensure.

  4. 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.

Status FT

Shift (check all that apply) Variable

Schedule Variable

Weekends? Rotating Weekends

By Profession Respiratory