HH Health System

  • Resp Therapy LRT RRT Peds-FT-TBA

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Hospital Huntsville Main and Women & Children
    Requisition ID
    2018-10821
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department Number
    HH-61701
    Department Name
    Respiratory Therapy
  • Overview

    This position represents patient care directed toward pediatric critical care areas, step down areas, general care areas and Kids Care transports.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:

    Education/Licensure/Certifications:
    HS/GED Required. Must be licensed by the ASBRT and registered by the NBRC or credentialed as a Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (NPS) by the NBRC. Certification of PALS or ACLS is preferred for all applicants and in mandatory within one year. Certification of BLS is preferred for hiral processes and mandatory upon completion of orientation period.

    Experience:
    Clinical experience obtained while attending Respiratory program and will be able to function in critical settings including initiation, and support of, mechanical ventilation. Additional experience relating to intubation and Kids Care transport competencies are preferred upon hire and mandatory within 2 years of employment.

    Additional Skills/Abilities:
    Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Must have the ability to perform and recommend procedures in all areas of bronchial hygiene, oxygen therapy, respiratory diagnostic procedures, and all levels of mechanical ventilation.

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