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Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - Duke University Hospital - Days

Company: Dukehealth.org
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017. U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19. Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology. 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. Duke UniversityHealth System (DUHS) Job Description RESPIRATORY CAREPRACTITIONER Job Title: RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER, Adult RESPIRATORY CAREPRACTITIONE R, Neonatal/Pediatric S hift: Days 7a-7p or nights 7p-7a 36 hours week
Job Code:4140
FLSA: NJob Level: E1
Revised Date: 0 3/06/2018
SupervisoryResponsibility: No - Printer-Friendly Version - Duke Hospital is looking forRespiratory Care Practitioners to join our team. - Duke employees are partof a premier organization ded icated to excellence in education, research, andpatient care. - This is a full time position. -Duke Hospital is locatedin Durham, NC,centrally loc ated between the beaches and mountains. - -

Relocation: Reloc ation allowance offeredfor out-of-state candidates and foreligible in-st ate candidates living outsideof a mileage radius (75 miles) of Duke Univ ersity Hospital. - -
Continuing Education: Ove r 100 free CEU's offeredonsiteeach year including ventilation and airway management, pulmonary diseasemanagement, patient / family education and high-frequency ventilationsymposium. - -
ECMO training and certification program offer ed annuallyfor selected candidates. - - GeneralDescription of the Job Class Perform diagnostic and therapeutic clinicalproceduresas defined in th e Respiratory Care Services scope of clinicalpractice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders. Definedduties are perfor med working strictly with adult populations or working onlywith neonatal , pediatric populations. - - Duties andResponsibilities of thisLevel Verify physician orders for appropriatenessand accurac y. -Understandpharmacological indicatio ns, dosages and response to adverse drug reactions. Consults withproviders based on patientcare assessments and in accordan ce to accepted protocols. Provides education topatients, families, physi cians, nursing and other members of the health careteam. Monitors response to all therapy. Documentsin thepatient medical record. Communicates all pertinent clinical informationduringpatient round s and handoff. Perform diagnosticcardiopulmonaryproce dures; inclusive of nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning andsam ples, arterial blood gas punctures,pulse oximetry and EtCO2 monitoring, pulmonary function and bedside pulmonary mechanics,and EKG's. Recognizes life threatening situations andinitiates appropriat e response, perform CPR and bag- mask ventilation Sa fe transport of critical patients withinthe hospital. Assure correct set-up, safety and functionof allequipment/ supplies ne cessary in the provision of patient care. - Inclusive of all mechanical ventilators, NIVdevicesand hi-flow oxygen devices. - Assure adherence to allinfectious diseasestand ards in the delivery of all patientcare procedures. Participates in quality improvementactivities. Maint ains all necessary safety and lifesupport certifications per required in crement RequiredQualifications at this Le vel Education Completion of a 2 year AMA approvedrespiratory care program (Assoc iates Degree or the equivalent) and is registryeligible. - S uccessful completion of the registryexam (RRT) is required prior to empl oyment. Experience None required beyond clinical affiliationof the respiratory program Degrees,Licensure, and/or Certification North Carolina State Licensure. - Certi fication in Basic Life Support (BLS) andany other certifications applica ble to the institution. Knowledge,Skills, an d Abilities Knowledge necessary to make appr opriateclinical decisions and interactions relative to the specific age of a patient. Skills validation/certifications ofcom petencies for the duties and responsibilities ofthis level. Must maintain annual skill requirements Must maintain annual safety/compliancerequirements Must ma intain North Carolina annual licenserequirements for CEU's Customer serv ice and communication expertise. Work involves conta ct with patients of allages, family members,physicians, nursing, and all other members of the healthcare team. Work is perfo rmed in all areas of DukeHospital Work may require l ifting or pushing inexcess of 30 pounds. Work requir es walking, climbing andbending. Distinguish ingCharacteristics of this Level N/A The intent of this job description is toprovide a representative and level of the types of duties and respo nsibilitiesthat will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construedas a declaration of the total of the specific duties an d responsibilities ofany particularposition. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasksother than thosespecifically presented in th is description. EssentialPhysical Job Functio ns Certain jobsatDuke University and Duke University Health System may include essential jobfunctions that require s pecific physical and/or mental abilities.Additionalinformation and provi sion for requests for reasonable accommodation will beprovided by each h iring department. Minimum Qualifications Education Completion of a 2 year AMA approved respiratory care program requirements (Associates Degree or the equivalent). Must maintain annual skill maintenance requirementsMust 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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