Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - The Children's Hospital OU Medical System - Oklahoma City, OK
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The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center's Respiratory Care department is an AARC Quality Care recognized department, and we are proud to maintain a strong focus on quality, safety and patient satisfaction so we can meet the many unique needs of our patients. We use a team approach to treat and provide a range of pulmonary interventions and therapies for women and children. General Description:
Under general supervision, will provide services for the Respiratory Therapy Department in a timely and efficient manner for all appropriate age levels and in all areas that are served by the department. Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
- Administers therapeutic treatments as prescribed by attending medical staff
- Records treatment information and patient's treatment response in their computerized medical record
- Act as a resource person to medical staff
- Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing and monitoring of patients
- Provides age appropriate care to patients
- Ensures that respiratory equipment is cleaned and maintained
- Maintains necessary respiratory therapy records
- Performs as part of the quick response team for cardiac and respiratory arrests
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Education:
- Performs other duties as assigned
Graduation from an approved therapist program for Respiratory Therapy. Experience:
Two (2) years of respiratory care experience in a critical care setting. Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required:
Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT). Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. BLS upon hire. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of procedures and techniques of Respiratory Therapy and the operation and repair of respiratory equipment. Clinical decision making skills appropriate to patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system and to the age of the patient. Ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patient's needs. Ability to work under stress. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff. Some computer skills.
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