Pediatric Respiratory Therapist FP

Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System - Baltimore, MD (30+ days ago)4.1


Requisition #: 162927
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD
Category: Respiratory
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: March 8, 2018
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Johns Hopkins Hospital

Children's Center

Grade: FU

POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of an attending physician or designee, the Pediatric RCP will be responsible for shift to shift patient care operations in the PICU and general care floor units of the Children's Center. The Pediatric RCP will perform all respiratory care modalities and act as a clinical resource for all cardio-pulmonary issues related to the care of the patients in the PICU and general care floor units of the Children's Center. The Pediatric RCP will provide specialized immediate clinical troubleshooting and decision making related to the care of the patients in the PICU and general care floor areas of the Children's Center. Acts as a preceptor to new employees and students. Orients and trains nursing and physician staff in the cardiopulmonary care and management of the pediatric patient. Performs all assigned duties that are required of an RCP. Membership in national professional organization preferred. Other duties as specified. Must be competent in the care of patients using ventilator, ECMO, aerosolized medication systems, oxygen and compressed gas systems, surfactant administration systems, nitric oxide administration systems, inhaled anesthetic administration systems, broncho-pulmonary hygiene equipment and equipment used in the maintenance care of artificial and normal airways.

PRN (as needed)

Rotating Shift

Two weekend shifts every six week schedule

  • Maryland State License Required. Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification required. Membership in national professional organization preferred. • RRT credential required
Associates Degree in Respiratory Care from a (COARC) accredited Respiratory Therapy Program. Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Care from a (COARC) accredited Respiratory Therapy Program preferred.

No experience required

Works in patient care areas where there are no physical discomforts due to dust, dirt, temperature and the like

Johns Hopkins is a smoke free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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