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Staff - Respiratory Care Practitioner - $34-48 per hour

Company: Children's Health
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Children's Health is seeking a Respiratory Care Practitioner for a job in Plano, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    ABOUT THE JOB:Summary:The RCP performs the functions of a respiratory care practitioner in direct care. This position utilizes the respiratory care process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care and works effectively with members of the health care team, including the family in the provision of care to patients. The incumbent performs the functions of a respiratory care practitioner in direct care and utilizes the respiratory care process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care.
    Responsibilities:* Demonstrates competence in professional practice:* Utilizes established standards of evidence based care to guide practice Provides direct patient care including but not limited to: mechanical ventilation, aerosol therapy, pulmonary hygiene, suctioning, oxygen therapy, inhaled gases Documents patient status, patient response, and respiratory practitioner interventions accurately and clearly Provides and reinforces health teaching with patients and families --- Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team --- Preceptor for novice therapists* Utilizes available resources to impact patient care and solve practice problems* Practice contributes toward achieving Respiratory Care Mission and Vision Statement Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals to provide a safe environment for patients* Participates in the development of professional and educational activities:* Participates in continuing educational opportunities at Children's* Supports professional organization of Respiratory Care* Shares pertinent information gained from professional seminars, conferences, books, or journals.* Assists in identifying learning needs of staff therapist and other healthcare workers.* Develops, presents and evaluates programs to meet educational needs of other healthcare workers. Is a member of interdisciplinary committee/project/task force when given the opportunity* Incorporates research to clinical practice:* Demonstrates knowledge of research and quality improvement activities.* Reads and evaluates current research that has implications for clinical practice.* Shares research findings with colleagues in order to improve clinical practice.* Participates in research and quality improvement activities.
    Other information:WORK EXPERIENCE* At least 2 years job related experience PrefEDUCATION* Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience Req* Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience PrefLICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS* BLS Req* NRP (Plano and NICU core) 180 Days Req* PALS certification (excluding DPMSC Pulmonary Dept.) 180 Days Req* RRT recognized by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) and active Texas license Req* RRT-NPS recognized by the NBRC (preferred for CT OR) 1 1/2 Yrs Req* BLS instructor for patient educators providing caregiver CPR Pref* BLS, NRP, PALS instructor optional for all others Pref* NRP optional for all others Pref* Initial Pediatric Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviors (PPMAB) training must completed within 90 days of hire and be renewed annually (Plano and OCH locations only) 90 Days ReqJOB PROFILE* Requires experience in own professional discipline to appropriately apply own knowledge; broadens own professional expertise and acquires higher level skills* Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work* No supervisory responsibilities but may provide informal guidance to new team members* Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using professional/technical experience, judgment and precedents* Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies* Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction* Explains complex information to others in straightforward situationsMANAGEMENT SKILLS* Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.* Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.* Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.* Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.* Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.* Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.* Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.* Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.* Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.* Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.* Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.* Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.* Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
    EDUCATION:Education:Essential:* Associates Degree
    LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:Credentials:Essential:* Pediatric Adv Life Support* Resp Care Practitioner* Registered Respiratory Thrpst* RRT-Neonatal Pediatric Spec* Neonatal Resuscitation Program* Basic Life Support* BLS Instructor* NRP-Instructor* Pediatric Adv Life Support* PALS Instructor
    About us
    Children's Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential.We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for---the--University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are widely recognized for delivering--high quality care.Children's Health has also been named one of the--150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare--by Becker's Healthcare for nine consecutive years.We invite you to--learn more--about Children's Health.
    BenefitsChildren's Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive--benefits program--and opportunities for learning and career development. We promote a--diverse and inclusive--workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls.We invite you to--learn more--about Children's Health.Childrens Health Job ID #9929. Posted job title: Respiratory Care PractitionerAbout Children's HealthOur Mission: Make life better for children
    For more than 100 years, our mission has been to make life better for children. Since our humble beginnings in 1913 as a baby camp, we have had a long-standing commitment to our community that includes not only high-quality patient care but also advocacy, education and preventive care with an unwavering focus on our mission.We take great pride in serving as one of the largest and most prestigious pediatric health care providers in the country and as the leading pediatric health system in North Texas. Through our academic affiliation with UT Southwestern, we are a leader in life-changing treatments, innovative technology and ground-breaking research. We are honored to be consistently recognized among the top children's hospitals in the country by--U.S. News & World Report.
    As the North Texas community grows, we remain committed to keeping alive Children's Health--- Founder Nurse May Smith's spirit of courage, dedication to excellence and service to the families in our communities while providing world-class care.Our commitment to our community reaches beyond our walls and into schools, social-service organizations, corporate boardrooms, city halls and legislative chambers. In addition to providing health care, we often serve as a voice for the voiceless and an advocate for the children who have no vote and no lobbying group to speak on their behalf.--Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Continuing Education
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: Children's Health, Plano , Staff - Respiratory Care Practitioner - $34-48 per hour, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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