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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc Respiratory Therapist Registered - PICU in Columbus, Ohio

Respiratory Therapist Registered - PICURequisition ID2020-25270CategoryRespiratory TherapyOverviewCome work for an organization where everything matters. Part-time position, working 36 hours per week, Night Shift/7pm-7am, Benefits EligibleLooking for candidates with RT experience Location: Main Campus PICU-H2B Summary:The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for independently utilizing current respiratory care administration and monitoring practices in accordance with the physician's order. Demonstrates competence defined (*) in Registered Respiratory Therapist responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth to 21 years, and selected adult patients. The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. When you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose. Here, Everyone Matters. We are 12,000 strong. It takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we will never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere. Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They will tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:1. Reviews the patient chart for current respiratory care orders. Reviews other patient data (e.g., PFT's, ABG's, and history) to ensure appropriate planning and administration of ordered therapy.2. Assesses the patient's cardio-respiratory status using techniques such as inspection, auscultation, lab values and X-rays to aide in the delivery of ordered therapy.3. Assesses and documents the effectiveness of ordered respiratory care treatments. Monitors responses to therapy using clinical parameters such as HR, RR, color, WOB, and LOC.4. Works closely with physicians and other health care team members. Recommends alternative modes of therapy when applicable.5. Administers IPPB, PD&P, aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry, peak flows, oxygen, humidification therapy and other airway clearance devices. Delivers medications primarily by the aerosol route. Prepares and administers surfactant therapy. Performs and analyzes arterial blood gas samples. Performs set-up, calibration, and troubleshooting of the equipment for administration of medical gases (e.g., nitric oxide, carbair, carbogen, nitrogen) for cardiopulmonary conditions as ordered by the physician. Makes recommendations for management of the patient receiving the gas. Accurately documents all therapy performed.6. Sets up, calibrates, and troubleshoots ventilators and O2 delivery devices. Assists in the cleaning and processing of equipment.7. Performs ventilator management in all areas. Works with volume, pressure and high frequency ventilation. Monitors ventilatory volumes, pressures, inspired gas temperatures, oxygen concentrations, the patient's airway and the ventilator/patient interface. Advises the physician of changes in take patient status and recommends changes. Accurately documents ventilator parameters or other performed therapy.8. Performs High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) management. Appropria

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