Respiratory Transport Therapist - Neonatal/Pediatrics
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: September 6, 2020
Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has
earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke,
VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a
comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician
practices, and other complementary services.
Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better
health through compassionate care, medical education and research,
and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your
career with an organization where you can expect supportive
leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources,
inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.
The Respiratory Transport Therapist erforms basic and advanced
therapeutic, diagnostic and life support respiratory care
procedures in general, critical care and transport patient care
areas. Collaborates with other transport team members and referral
facilities. Provides excellent customer service and assists with
family and staff education.
- Collaborates with other transport team members to ensure the
safety of all transport operations. Provides rapid assessment,
emergency measures and transportation for the critically
ill/injured patient, utilizing the latest techniques and state of
the art equipment. Uses an advanced level of communication
- Applies knowledge of growth and development to appropriately
care for patients served- Performs various therapeutic, life
support, diagnostic procedures and patient family education.
Evaluates patients for the appropriateness and effectiveness of
ordered therapy and communicates suggested alternatives to
physician. Performs facility specific support functions.
- Organizes, prioritizes and evaluates patient care delivered by
various levels of staff both in hospital and on transport.
Participates in providing outreach education. Acts as resource to
other patient support staff.
- Actively participates in performance improvement program by
collecting and analyzing data to obtain desired outcomes.
- Acquires and maintains advanced skills per orientation and
annual competencies. Maintains all required certifications,
licenses and continuing education.
- Performs cleaning, preventative maintenance and operational
verification of equipment. Recognizes equipment malfunction and
takes appropriate action- Monitors safety practices in the work
environment and reports areas of concern.
- Performs independently during team downtime in a productive
manner. Completes timely communication of progress on team or
individual assignments at staff meetings and through email updates.
Recognizes non-productive time and changes status to on-call or
goes home with PTO if not staffing.
- Assists patient, family and referring facility in completing
the electronic satisfaction surveys or provides a paper format of
the survey. Assists Outreach Department on transport follow-up
during down-time.Minimum Qualifications
Education: Graduate of an AMA COARC approved advanced practitioner
program. BLS required.
Experience: 3 years of Full Time employment in a critical care or
emergency department setting required. PICU or NICU preferred.
Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Licensed by the Virginia
State Board of Medicine and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Pediatric/Neonatal
specialty credential preferred.
Other Minimum Qualifications:
Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal
Resuscitation Programs and Advanced Cardiac Life Support prior to
coming off orientation and and STABLE within 1 year. Must
successfully complete orientation and competency validation yearly
for position. Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and
high tolerance to stress. Must be able to fulfill physical
requirements of the position.
Must be self-motivated.Our Values
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of
all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion
family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what's right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity:Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of
Requisition Number: 47216
Employment Status: Regular Part Time
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Shift Details: 2 - 12 hour night shifts per week with every 3rd
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057
Recruiter Email: email@example.com
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected
and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health
system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that
is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of
award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3
NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty
physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of
Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries
and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where
the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your
tomorrow with us.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
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