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Pediatric Life Flight Team - Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - Duke University Hospital

Company: Dukehealth.org
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital 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. Occ Summary Perform and evaluate diagnostic and therapeut icclinical procedures asdefined in the Respiratory Care Services scope o fclinical practice,performing work in accordance with physician orders i nthe neonatal,pediatric and adult patient populations. WorkP erformed Perform all duties and responsibilities required of aRe spiratory CarePractitioner I.Evaluate appropriateness of medicalorders.P roficient in the application of mechanical ventilatormodalities.Proficie nt in the application of Non-InvasivePositive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV ); Continuous Positive AirwayPressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airwa y Pressure(BiPAP)Perform endotracheal intubation under the observationof a Supervisor or Advanced Practitioner. Performextubations.Serve as membe r of the code/ emergency team.Administer medical sert nasogastri c and orogastrictubes.Perform tracheotomy tube changes. Perform capnogra phymonitoring.Transport patients requiring mechanical ventilationor airw ay terpret clinical data to optimizepatient clinical object ives.Participate in clinical rounds withphysicians, nurses and otherheal th care providersAssist withBronchoscopy. Assist with orientation and tr aining of Level IIRT.Assure safeoperations of devices in theMRI.Qualifi ed for certification in the hyperbaric chamber ifapplicable to the insti tution scope of practice Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions andinter action relative to the specific age of a patient.Skillsvalidation/certif ication of competencies for the duties andresponsibilities requiredfor a Level I RT.Skills validation /certifications of competencies for the du ties and responsibilities ofthislevel.Work involves contact with patien ts of all ages, familymembers, physicians, nursing, and all other member s of the health careteam.Work is performed in all areas of the hospital. Work mayrequire lifting or pushing in excess of 30 pounds.Requiredtocar ryemergency airway bag weighing approximately 20 pounds.Work requireswal king, running, climbing and bending.Customer service andcommunication ex pertise. Level Characteristics N/A Minimum Qualifications Education Completion of a 2 year AMA approved respiratory care program requirements (Associates Degree or the equivalent). Must maintain annual skill maintenance requirements Must maintain annual safety/compliance Must maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for CEUs Experience Six months to one year of clinical experience following graduation from a respiratory care program. Degrees, Licensures, Certifications North Carolina State Licensure Registry ( RRT) by the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRPS) if applicable to institution Duke 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 Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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