Respiratory Therapist RRT - The Children's Hospital - 7P-7A

OU Medicine
Oklahoma City

Job Description

Under general supervision, will provide services for the Respiratory Therapy Department in a timely and efficient manner for all appropriate age levels and in all areas that are served by the department.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Administers therapeutic treatments as prescribed by attending medical staff
Records treatment information and patients treatment response in their computerized medical record
Act as a resource person to medical staff
Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing and monitoring of patients
Provides age appropriate care to patients
Ensures that respiratory equipment is cleaned and maintained
Maintains necessary respiratory therapy records
Performs as part of the quick response team for cardiac and respiratory arrests

General Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an approved therapist program for Respiratory Therapy.

Experience: Two (2) years of respiratory care experience in a critical care setting preferred.

Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) prior to hire. Registered Respiratory Therapy credential must be obtained within six (6) months of graduation date from an accredited program. Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. BLS upon hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of procedures and techniques of Respiratory Therapy and the operation and repair of respiratory equipment. Clinical decision making skills appropriate to patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system and to the age of the patient. Ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patients needs. Ability to work under stress. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff. Some computer skills.

Primary Location: United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Work Locations: OU Children's Hospital 1200 Children's Ave. Oklahoma City 73104

Job: Other

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Part-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

Job Posting: May 8, 2019, 1:25:35 PM

Employment Type