Respiratory Care Professional - 36 hrs/wk, 3rd shift
Company: Blanchard Valley Hospital
Posted on: November 23, 2021
PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
Perform therapeutic, diagnostic and monitoring procedures in the
clinical respiratory care setting. Participates in patient and
Duty 1: RCP administers medications and performs duties per
policies and procedures while maintaining a high level of service
and quality. - Is able to multi-task work in a timely manner and
adjusts to busy or stressful situations easily.
Duty 2: RCP trained in the following will institute and assist with
emergency measures such as Code Blue. Proficiency in infant,
pediatric and adult ventilator support including CPAP and BiPAP to
provide qualified emergency care to patients.
Duty 3: RCP will assess and document patient respiratory status
which includes reviewing all orders written by provider, reporting
any problems to other members of the health care team and follow
with proper documentation and goal setting to provide timely and
accurate reporting. - Coordinates with other departments to enhance
productivity and customer satisfaction.
Duty 4: RCP will ensure that the use of all equipment and supplies
are maintained to provide the economical and safe use thereof.
Duty 5: RCP provides education to staff, patients and family
members to have clear communication between Pulmonary Services and
other BVHS associates and customers
Duty 6: RCP participates in the departmental process of:
improvement projects, revising policies / procedures and equipment
needs, then assists in implementing the change for the efficient
delivery of care.
Duty 7: Follows department line of management, as well as
demonstrates good problem solving skills, and seeks guidance as
needed. - Demonstrates knowledge to improvise when situations are
not normal. - Strives to educate self, regarding new equipment,
procedures and protocols.
Graduate of an approved school for respiratory care.
Licensed as a Respiratory Care Professional by the State of
RRT credentialed by the NBRC, no exception for those graduating in
2015 or beyond.
Successfully completes ACLS, BCLS, PALS and NRP within 3 months of
Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills
Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient
served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must
demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span and possess the ability to assess data
reflective of the patient status. - Must be able to interpret the
appropriate information needed to identify each patient's
requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide
the care needed as described in the area's policies and
Experience performing EKG's
This position requires a full range of body motion with
intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending,
squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate
must be able to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires
excellent eye-hand coordination, grasping, pushing, pulling and
fine finger manipulation. The individual must be able to reach work
above the shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision,
hearing in the normal range and excellent verbal communication
This position is classified "at risk" for possible occupational
exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)
Keywords: Blanchard Valley Hospital, Toledo , Respiratory Care Professional - 36 hrs/wk, 3rd shift, Healthcare , Findlay, Ohio
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