Pediatric Respiratory Therapist to provide servies at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth VA.
Current Incumbents and Contractors are welcome to apply!
Please call Sabina @ 210-686-5825 to discuss position details or
for immediate review, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
As a MedTrust employee, you may be eligible for the following benefits:
Efficiently administer all types of respiratory care, and efficiently draw blood, in accordance with professional qualifications, and as directed by the Respiratory Therapist (Advanced) or physician.
Operate and troubleshoot all types of respiratory equipment to include proper disassembly, cleaning, sterilization, and packaging of all respiratory therapy equipment to ensure safe patient care.
Maintain equipment, to include performing examinations to detect worn tubes, loose connections or other indications of disrepair and notify the Government supervisor of need for maintenance. Start equipment and observe gauges measuring pressure, rate of flow and continuity of test equipment. Notify the Government supervisor of malfunctions.
Be familiar with the functions and modes of equipment, ensuring equipment is cleaned, reassembled, and returned to storage.
Receive, set-up, operate, and maintain various devices and systems such as ventilators, nebulizers, oxygen therapy systems, humidity and aerosol therapy, sterilizers, and aeration chambers.
Administer prescribed doses of medical gases and aerosolized drugs intermittently and continuously. Perform airway management and hygiene including chest percussion postural drainage. Obtain arterial blood gas specimens.
Possess at least two (2) years of experience within the preceding three (3) years as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in either (a) Pediatric Inpatient, or (b) Pediatric Clinic area.
Possess and maintain certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Graduate from a respiratory therapy education program education by the Commission on Accreditation or Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) or the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Possess a current registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
MedTrust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.