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Respiratory Care Practitioner

Company: Grace Federal Solutions,LLC
Location: Durham
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Our prestigious client is currently seeking a RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER for its location in Durham, NC. The incumbent will Perform diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical practice. Work performed following physician orders. Defined duties are performed in neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient populations.Duties and Responsibilities of this Level* Administer oxygen. * Administer aerosolized medication via Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing ( IPPB), Intermittent Aerosol Therapy (IAT), and Metered Dose Inhaler ( MDI). * Administer incentive breathing devices. * Perform nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning. * Perform CPR and bag-mask ventilation. * Perform pulse oximetry monitoring. * Perform arterial blood gas punctures. * Perform bedside pulmonary mechanics. * Diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures, pulmonary function studies, EKGs, and cardiac monitoring. * Transport patients within the hospital. * Verify physician orders. * Assure correct set-up, safety, and function of all equipment/ supplies necessary in the provision of patient care. * Assure adherence to all infectious disease standards in the delivery of all patient care procedures. * Recognizes life-threatening situations and initiates the appropriate response. * Understands pharmacological indications, dosages, and responses to adverse drug reactions. * Makes patient care assessments according to accepted protocols. * Provides education to patients, families, physicians, nursing, and other members of the health care team. * Monitors response to all therapy. * Documents in the patient medical record. * Communicates all pertinent clinical information * Participates in quality improvement activities. * Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of respiratory equipment. * ( IPPB), Intermittent Aerosol Therapy (IAT) and Metered Dose Inhaler ( MDI). * Administer incentive breathing devices. * Perform nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning. * Perform CPR and bag-mask ventilation. * Perform pulse oximetry monitoring. Perform arterial blood gas punctures. Perform bedside pulmonary mechanics. Diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures, pulmonary function studies, EKGs, and cardiac monitoring. Transport patients within the hospital. Verify physician orders. Assure correct set-up, safety, and function of all equipment/ supplies necessary in the provision of patient care. * Assure adherence to all infectious disease standards in the delivery of all patient care procedures. * Recognizes life-threatening situations and initiates the appropriate response. * Understands pharmacological indications, dosages, and responses to adverse drug reactions. Makes patient care assessments according to accepted protocols. Provides education to patients, families, physicians, nursing, and other members of the health care team. * Monitors response to all therapy. Documents in the patient medical record. Communicates all pertinent clinical information Participates in quality improvement activities. Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of respiratory equipment. Required Qualifications At This LevelEducation:Completion of a two year AMA approved respiratory care program (Associates Degree or the equivalent) or currently enrolled in an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program and registry eligible.Experience:None requiredDegrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:North Carolina State Licensure or North Carolina State Provisional License,Certification by the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC) if graduate. Certification in Basic Life Support ( BLS), and any other applicable certifications applicable to the institution.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and interactions relative to the specific age of a patient.Skills validation/certifications of competencies for the duties and responsibilities of this level.Must maintain annual skill requirementsMust maintain annual safety/compliance requirementsMust maintain North Carolina's annual license requirements for CEU's Customer service and communication expertise.Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health care team.Work is performed in all areas of Duke HospitalWork may require lifting or pushing in excess of 30 pounds.Work requires walking, climbing, and bending.Powered by JazzHRF8masPMqVa

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