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Respiratory Therapist RRT - Special PRN - Nights at OU Medical System

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

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Type: Part Time
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma





Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, will provide services for the Respiratory Therapy Department in a timely and efficient manner for all appropriate age levels and in all areas that are served by the department.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

* Administers therapeutic treatments as prescribed by attending medical staff

* Records treatment information and patient s treatment response in their computerized medical record

* Acts as a resource person to medical staff

* Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing and monitoring of patients

* Provides age appropriate care to patients

* Ensures that respiratory equipment is cleaned and maintained

* Maintains necessary respiratory therapy records

* Performs as part of the quick response team for cardiac and respiratory arrests

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved therapist program for Respiratory Therapy

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of respiratory care experience in a critical care setting preferred but not required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT). Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. BLS upon hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: If hired without current RRT registration, incumbents must receive the RRT registration within six months from the date of their graduation from the approved therapist program.

I have read the special requirement and fully understand the conditions of my employment as a Respiratory Care Practitioner-RRT at OU Medicine.

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of procedures and techniques of Respiratory Therapy and the operation and repair of respiratory equipment. Clinical decision making skills appropriate to patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system and to the age of the patient. Ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patient s needs. Ability to work under stress. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff. Some computer skills.

Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.