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Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 2205037438
Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan, Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, Respiratory Care and the Chief of Pediatric General Surgery, sets up, troubleshoots and monitors patients on prolonged life support equipment, and performs the duties of a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
1. Graduation from an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associates degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent.
2. Registration by the National Board for Respiratory Care and current CHM ECMO certification.
3. Licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist by the State of Michigan.
4. Two to three years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Experience in Critical Care preferred.
5. BCLS certification required. ACLS certification preferred. PALS certification preferred.
1. Technical skills necessary to operate and monitor ECMO equipment.
2. High level of interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with physicians and other medical staff, patients and families.
3. ECMO background strongly recommended and skills related to the care of critical infants on life support equipment.
4. Must be able to transport equipment and supplies.
5. Skills necessary to evaluate patient conditions and operate all respiratory therapy and bedside pulmonary function equipment.
6. Skills necessary to calculate and regulate respiratory therapy modalities.
7. Leadership skills including demonstrated willingness to pursue leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability, comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others and to forge alliances and garner support.
8. Physical stamina necessary for frequent standing, walking, and lifting and positioning of patients.
9. Excellent observational skills to judge changes in patient's condition and assess emergency situations.
10. Knowledge of regulatory standards associated with the field of Respiratory Care in the hospital (e.g., OSHA, MIOSHA, CAP, JCAHO, NFPA, ATS, CLIA, etc.).
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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