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ECMO Specialist - Respiratory Therapist

Requisition #: 168597
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Respiratory
Work Shift: Night Shift
Work Week: Full Time Nursing (36 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 16, 2018

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Respiratory Therapist ECMO’s purpose is to provide quality respiratory care to our patients, including routine and complex procedures, using a wide variety of techniques and equipment. Collaborates care with the multidisciplinary team and communicate effectively with others. Ensures patient care meets quality standards established by the hospital, department and regulatory agencies. Is accountable for maintaining all skills and knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective and developmentally appropriate respiratory care to all ages of patients from neonate to adolescent. Along with other members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes which meet the high standards of care provided by JHACH.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Florida Respiratory Therapist Licensure
  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
  • Associate’s degree, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must be a graduate from a Registered Respiratory Therapy Program approved by the Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Respiratory Therapist
  • Pediatric experience, PICU, CVICU, NICU and completion of an ECMO training program highly preferred
  • Current BLS/PALS certification from the American Heart Association
  • Current NRP certification if working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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