Relief Resp Care Prac II- Medical Transport Pedi Critical Care (.001 FTE, Rotating)
.001 FTE, Rotating 12 hour shifts
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The Pediatric/Neonatal RCP Transport Specialist (RCPTS) is responsible for providing respiratory care during the inter-facility transport of critically ill infants, children and adults from referring hospitals to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. This highly specialized role includes the following responsibilities:
- Provide direct care and management in the transport environment (ground/rotor/fixed wing) during inter-facility transport.
- Perform complex patient assessments and prioritize interventions during all phases of the transport process.
- Maintains positive relations with referring and receiving departments.
- Participates in ongoing training and education.
- Works autonomously to perform an expanded RCP scope including: intubation and needle thoracentesis.
- Assists with intra-facility transport needs and on-unit support when not on transport
a. Minimum of 3 years NICU/PICU experience
b. Current Newborn Resuscitation Program certification
c. Current BLS certification
d. Current PALS certification
e. Comprehensive knowledge and skills to assess and treat acutely ill neonatal and pediatric patients
f. Excellent communication, leadership and critical thinking skills
g. Ability to work well with staff, physicians, parents, and patients
h. Reliable and flexible in work schedules
i. Ability to meet physical requirements of performing role and tasks on transport
- Combined 5 years NICU/PICU experience
- BS degree in respiratory care
- Transport team experience
- NPS credential
- NCPTS transport certification
- Advanced practice skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.
- Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
- 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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