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REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST NICU LEAD

Company: Bozeman Health
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Respiratory Therapy Manager and according to Bozeman Health and department policies and procedures, the Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU Lead is responsible for all aspects of patient care within their designated service line. The NICU Lead is also responsible for procedure development, providing ongoing education, verification of staff clinical competency for the newborn in the NICU working in cooperation with the NICU Medical Director and Nursery Nurse Educator. Care for the premature newborn, and pediatric populations serving as a resource for this age specific population.REQUIREMENTSEDUCATIONRequired:Graduate of an accredited registered respiratory therapy program, or otherwise accredited RRT through NBRC.Preferred:LICENSURE and CERTIFICATIONRequired:Maintains current Montana Licensure as Respiratory Therapist. NBRC RRT credential. Current CPR certification Healthcare Provider. Current ACLS. certification - New hires will be allowed up to 6 months for completion. Current NRP. certification - New hires will be allowed until the next available class up to 8 months for completion. Current PALS. certification - New hires will be allowed up to 6 months for completion. NPS credential.Preferred:S.T.A.B.L.EEXPERIENCERequired:3-5 years experience of Level III or higher NICUPreferred:KNOWLEDGE OF, SKILLS IN, ABILITY TO, COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULY:KNOWLEDGE OF:Personal computers, hardware and basic software programs including e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets. Physical ability to deliver oxygen and respiratory treatments as prescribed. Potential adverse reactions to oxygen and respiratory treatment therapy.Diagnosis and management of common respiratory problems of the newborn, including; RDS, TTN, pneumonia, MAS, PPHN, and CLDSKILLS IN:Manual Dexterity to operate computer, effective communication skills, legible writing, data collection and analysis skills, and an ability to evaluate nonfunctioning equipment. Delivering all aspects of respiratory therapy. Maintaining airways.Communication and teaching; neonatal/pediatric airway management (including ETT placement).ABILITY TO:Refer to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines. Follow established policies and procedures. Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Set-up and manage mechanical ventilators. Ability to sterilize equipment. Perform advance life support measures relating to the maintenance of airways. Understand and work around infectious secretions. Perform arterial blood sampling. Effectively communicate in speech and writing. Stay current with hospital email communications. The therapist is responsible to read all communications from the RT manager and supervisor as well as other hospital communications. Collect objective data and reduce to note format. Understand the use of flow sheets and log books. Assist with CODE 99s and RRTs. Rotate shifts. Take and transcribe physician orders. Maintain a responsible, friendly and professional attitude toward the hospital and the department. CPAP/AUTOPAP set up and mask fitting.CRU: Cooperative, Respectful, Unified: Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive attitude as well as a calm environment throughout the department. Use time productively and triage treatments appropriately. Clock in and out per RT dept. specific policy. Read and understand all RT dept. specific and related policies and protocols.COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS25% Time Spent - NICU procedure development, providing staff education, verification of staff clinical competency related to newborn respiratory care.20% Time Spent -Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert, assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in technique and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. --- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. 20% Time Spent - Administers respiratory therapy treatments, and nebulized medications. Understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment. Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure. Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures. Documents all pertinent data on the patient's medical record following completion of any service. Maintains a thorough knowledge of electronic health record, departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage. Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs of a patient and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Patient's family is included in teaching as appropriate. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patient's needs are met and that hospital policy is followed. Ability to assess patient, his/her need, and ability to tolerate treatment and reassessment for response to treatment.20% Time Spent - Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently. Participates in performance improvement activities and CQI teams when discussion pertains to department concerns, workflow and mission.10% Time Spent - Attends education in-service programs to maintain professional competency. Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.5% Time Spent -Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department director

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