Advanced Pediatric Respiratory Care Practitioner - Duke University Hospital - Days
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the
best in the United States and is known around the world for its
outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University
Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive
diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional
emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65
operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital
outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an
extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. -For
2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University
Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology &
heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat,
gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology &
neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung
surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first
in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. -In
addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive,
geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that
include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty
clinics and outpatient surgery centers. - -Job Title: -RESPIRATORY
CARE PRACTITIONER, Adv Neonatal/Pediatric Shift: Days 7a-7p36 hours
Job Code: 4250
Job Level: F1 (August 2019)
Revised Date: 03/06/2018
Supervisory Responsibility: No -- - -Duke Hospital is looking for
Respiratory Care Practitioners to join our team. - Duke employees
are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in
education, research, and patient care. - This is a full-time
position. -Duke Hospital is located in Durham, NC, centrally
located between the beaches and mountains. - -
Sign-On Bonus:Up to $15,000 based on experience at start of
employment. - - -Relocation:Relocation allowance offered for
out-of-state candidates and for eligible in-state candidates living
outside of a mileage radius (75 miles) of Duke University Hospital.
Continuing Education:Over 100 free CEU's offered onsite each year
including ventilation and airway management, pulmonary disease
management, patient / family education and high-frequency
ventilation symposium. - -
ECMO training and certification program offered annually for
selected candidates. - - - - -General Description of the Job
ClassPerform diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as
defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical
practice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders.
Defined duties are performed working strictly with adult
populations or working only with neonatal, pediatric populations,
but not with both. - - -Duties and Responsibilities of this
- Perform all duties and responsibilities required of a
Respiratory Care Practitioner.
- Evaluate appropriateness of medical orders.
- Proficient in the application of mechanical ventilator
- Proficient in the application of Non-Invasive Positive Pressure
Ventilation (NPPV); Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and
Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP)
- Perform endotracheal intubation under the observation of a
Clinical Team Lead.
- Perform extubations.
- Serve as member of the code/ emergency team. Administer medical
gases. Insert nasogastric and orogastric tubes.
- Perform tracheotomy tube changes.
- Perform capnography monitoring. Transport patients requiring
mechanical ventilation or airway protection.
- Interpret clinical data to optimize patient clinical
- Participate in clinical rounds with physicians, nurses and
other health care providers
- Assist with Bronchoscopy.
- Assist with orientation and training of Resp. Care
- Assure safe operations of devices in the MRI.
- Qualified for certification in the hyperbaric chamber if
applicable to the institution scope of practice -Required
Qualifications at this LevelEducation
- Completion of a 2 year AMA approved respiratory care program
(Associates Degree or the equivalent) and North Carolina State
Licensure and Registry (RRT) by the National Association for
Respiratory Care (NBRC). -
- Must maintain annual skill maintenance requirements
- Must maintain annual safety/compliance requirements
- Must maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for
CEUs -ExperienceLevel I Trauma - ICU experience strongly
preferredTwo years of clinical experience following graduation from
a respiratory care program -Degrees, Licensure, and/or
CertificationNorth Carolina State Licensure and Registry (RRT) by
the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
-Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac
Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric RCP's need your NRP, PALS and ACLS
within 90 days of hire. -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and
interaction relative to the specific age of a patient.
- Skills validation/certification of competencies for the duties
and responsibilities required for a Respiratory Care
- Skills validation / certifications of competencies for the
duties and responsibilities of this level.
- Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family
members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health
- Work is performed in all areas of the hospital.
- Work may require lifting or pushing in excess of 30
- Required to carry emergency airway bag weighing approximately
- Work requires walking, running, climbing and bending. Customer
service and communication expertise -Distinguishing Characteristics
of this LevelN/A - -The intent of this job description is to
provide a representative and level of the types of duties and
responsibilities that will be required of positions given this
title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of
the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular
position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks
other than those specifically presented in this description. - -
Job Code: 4250 Job Title: RESPIRATORY
CARE PRACTITIONER, Advanced
Job Level: F1 -Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity
without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
-Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. -Essential Physical Job FunctionsCertain jobs
at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include
essential job functions that require specific physical and/or
mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests
for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring
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