Respiratory Care Practitioner IV - (0.9 FTE, Days)
0.9 FTE, 12 Hour Day Shifts
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
Perform 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 in neonatal, pediatric and adult patient populations. Perform all duties and responsibilities required of a Respiratory Care Practitioner level III.
Expert in delivering specialty gases on transport.
Expert in inter-facility critical care transport for all age groups air and ground.
Participate in the decision making/evaluation of new equipment and /or clinical procedures.
Provide instruction to staff of families in BLS, PALS, NRP.
Review, revise and develop policy and procedure as required.
Serve as a primary resource for asthma education and JCAHO compliance.
Serve as a resource and mentor to colleagues and other professional.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Associate's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university, completion of a 2 year or 4 year AMA approved respiratory care program (Associates Degree or the equivalent) or satisfies the requirements as outlined by the NBRC for registry examinations or meets experience requirements as outlined below
Experience: Five (5) years of pediatric/neonatal clinical experience including 1 year of critical care and 1 year of experience at LPCH
License/Certification: RCP, NRP, NPS, RRT, Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers, Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Knowledge of the indications, contraindications, and hazards of continuous long-term or short term mechanical ventilation, various respiratory therapy techniques, and anatomy, physiology and pathology related to the respiratory system required.
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