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Respiratory Therapist 3

Rush University Medical Center

This is a Contract position in Chicago, IL posted July 28, 2019.

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist 3 Department: Respiratory Therapy Shift: 3rd Specialty: Respiratory Therapy Job Number: 2019-2387 Date Posted: 07/22/2019 Position Type: Job Qualifications: Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

We are seeking an experience, self-directed and highly motivated Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Therapist to join our team at Rush University Medical Center Full-time/Nights (7 pm
– 7:30 am) Position Highlights: Provides charge therapist duties; assigns/reassigns workload for staff, updates department information management systems during the shift, prepares workload assignments for the next shift.

Precepts employees during new employee orientation and during orientation to a specialty care unit.

Provide leadership in assigned areas to ensure compliance with protocols and guidelines and communication between staff, physicians, and nursing.

Position Responsibilities: Provides patient care in assigned areas on a routine basis.

Instructs practitioners in policy, procedures, equipment, theory, new techniques, and department competencies; instructs other healthcare workers.

Assist with protocol or guideline development, implementation, and compliance.

Assists with policy and procedure updates and development Performs advance competencies in assigned areas; such as, high frequency ventilation, airway pressure release ventilation, proportional assist ventilation, heliox therapy, inhaled nitric oxide, and patient transports.

Documents work timely, completely, and accurately, including documentation in the patient medical record, documentation in the department records, and patient billing.

Assesses patient oxygenation, ventilation, and hemodynamic status through clinical observation, patient assessment, physiologic monitoring including oximetry, capnography, ventilator waveform analysis, cardiac output, ECG, and laboratory values.

Demonstrate initiative in optimizing patient care by participating in physician rounds and documenting assessment findings and therapy changes.

Provides patient/family education.

Performs bronchoscopy assist (adult section only).

Assists in completing staff competencies.

Conducts assigned staff performance evaluations in a timely manner.

Participates in CQI and QA initiatives including work audits and committee participation.

Provides clinical supervision of respiratory care students on rotation.

Leads committees as assigned; chair one department committee and/or serve on a hospital committee.

Coordinate research activities as assigned.

Demonstrate professionalism by belonging to a professional organization such as AARC / ISRC and continuing education in management, research, or education.

Publish in a professional journal and/or lecture at a professional meeting.

Position Qualifications Include: Bachelor degree required, Master degree desired.

Employee must matriculate to a fully accredited Master of Science in Respiratory Care or a related field within one year of employment.

Must confer the degree of Master of Science within three years of employment.

Registered Respiratory Therapist and an Illinois Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Hold the national Certified Asthma Educator credential.

Adult critical care clinical specialty requires BLS, ACLS, and the NBRC Critical Care specialty credential.

Neonatal/Pediatric critical care clinical specialty requires the NBRC Neonatal Pediatric Specialty (NPS) credential, PALS, and NRP.

Diagnostic section requires the Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) credential.

Experience: Minimum of one year experience in Rush’s respiratory care services.

Previous experience with research desired.

Skills: Technical skills are required to adapt equipment and procedures to patient needs.

Analytical skills are required to evaluate patients and their clinical response to therapy.

Customer service skills are required to effectively meet the needs of patients, families, and members of the healthcare team on an almost constant basis.

Above average interpersonal skills are required to provide direction to other staff.

Excellent communication skills are required for teaching and collaboration with other colleagues.

Abilities: Standing, walking, pushing, and bending for 75% of the day.

This Therapist 3 must be able to lift 20 pounds to move gas cylinders.

A high level of patience must be exhibited as people learn at different speeds.

Must be highly adaptable to respond to changing workloads and priorities.

Company Highlights: Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career.

Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health.

Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Whether you’re saving for retirement or a child’s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your moneynow and in the future.

As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city.

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

We are seeking an experience, self-directed and highly motivated Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Therapist to join our team at Rush University Medical Center Full-time/Nights (7 pm
– 7:30 am) Position Highlights: Provides charge therapist duties; assigns/reassigns workload for staff, updates department information management systems during the shift, prepares workload assignments for the next shift.

Precepts employees during new employee orientation and during orientation to a specialty care unit.

Provide leadership in assigned areas to ensure compliance with protocols and guidelines and communication between staff, physicians, and nursing.

Position Responsibilities: Provides patient care in assigned areas on a routine basis.

Instructs practitioners in policy, procedures, equipment, theory, new techniques, and department competencies; instructs other healthcare workers.

Assist with protocol or guideline development, implementation, and compliance.

Assists with policy and procedure updates and development Performs advance competencies in assigned areas; such as, high frequency ventilation, airway pressure release ventilation, proportional assist ventilation, heliox therapy, inhaled nitric oxide, and patient transports.

Documents work timely, completely, and accurately, including documentation in the patient medical record, documentation in the department records, and patient billing.

Assesses patient oxygenation, ventilation, and hemodynamic status through clinical observation, patient assessment, physiologic monitoring including oximetry, capnography, ventilator waveform analysis, cardiac output, ECG, and laboratory values.

Demonstrate initiative in optimizing patient care by participating in physician rounds and documenting assessment findings and therapy changes.

Provides patient/family education.

Performs bronchoscopy assist (adult section only).

Assists in completing staff competencies.

Conducts assigned staff performance evaluations in a timely manner.

Participates in CQI and QA initiatives including work audits and committee participation.

Provides clinical supervision of respiratory care students on rotation.

Leads committees as assigned; chair one department committee and/or serve on a hospital committee.

Coordinate research activities as assigned.

Demonstrate professionalism by belonging to a professional organization such as AARC / ISRC and continuing education in management, research, or education.

Publish in a professional journal and/or lecture at a professional meeting.

Position Qualifications Include: Bachelor degree required, Master degree desired.

Employee must matriculate to a fully accredited Master of Science in Respiratory Care or a related field within one year of employment.

Must confer the degree of Master of Science within three years of employment.

Registered Respiratory Therapist and an Illinois Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Hold the national Certified Asthma Educator credential.

Adult critical care clinical specialty requires BLS, ACLS, and the NBRC Critical Care specialty credential.

Neonatal/Pediatric critical care clinical specialty requires the NBRC Neonatal Pediatric Specialty (NPS) credential, PALS, and NRP.

Diagnostic section requires the Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) credential.

Experience: Minimum of one year experience in Rush’s respiratory care services.

Previous experience with research desired.

Skills: Technical skills are required to adapt equipment and procedures to patient needs.

Analytical skills are required to evaluate patients and their clinical response to therapy.

Customer service skills are required to effectively meet the needs of patients, families, and members of the healthcare team on an almost constant basis.

Above average interpersonal skills are required to provide direction to other staff.

Excellent communication skills are required for teaching and collaboration with other colleagues.

Abilities: Standing, walking, pushing, and bending for 75% of the day.

This Therapist 3 must be able to lift 20 pounds to move gas cylinders.

A high level of patience must be exhibited as people learn at different speeds.

Must be highly adaptable to respond to changing workloads and priorities.

Company Highlights: Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career.

Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health.

Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Whether you’re saving for retirement or a child’s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your moneynow and in the future.

As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city.

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.