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RRT, 13-Week Contract

Company: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: A Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner, under the direction of the specified Shift RC Supervisor, Administrative and Medical Director is responsible for the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the pulmonary system. The Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner uses medical gases and administration apparatus, ventilatory support, humidification, aerosols, medication, broncho-pulmonary drainage, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway management in the therapeutic support of the patient. Specific techniques may also include; measurement of ventilatory volumes, pressures, flows, airway care, trach changes, suctioning, sputum collection, arterial puncture and blood gas analysis. Provides care to patients of varying ages with age related needs. This is a critical care position, may be assigned to any critical care unit. No immediate supervision is required and must be able to function independently with minimal to no supervision. Contributes to the provision of quality care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Required Skills: Comprehensive knowledge of routine and critical procedures with critical thinking skills for both adults, pediatric, and neonatal patients. Thorough knowledge of Respiratory physiology and ability to practice good judgment in the implementation of clinical interventions indicated by the patient status. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills. Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Required Experience: Work Experience: Experience in adult, pediatric and neonatal respiratory care procedures preferred. License/Registration/Certification: Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current Texas Respiratory Care License. Current CPR Certification. ACLS Certification within one year of being in the position. Education and Training: Graduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care.

Keywords: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa, El Paso , RRT, 13-Week Contract, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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