Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 4:28 AM
Employment Status:AX : Active : Per Diem
Job Summary 13;
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) practices at the level of a clinically competent to proficient practitioner of respiratory care. The RRT at this level demonstrates competence in caring for patients with emergency, acute, and intensive care needs with minimal guidance.The RRT demonstrates clinical leadership skills through contribution to standards of care and department goals. They serves as a role model for other staff, a preceptor for new employees and participates in endeavors to increase respiratory care knowledge. The RRT works under the direction of ordering physician/clinician, established organizational policies and procedures, and the American Association of Respiratory Care Clinical Practices Guidelines.
Job Responsibilities 13;
Practice: Provides proficient care for patients and families using a holistic approach.
: Documentation reflects outcomes and appropriate revision of patient care provided and utilizes current hospital standards, policy and procedures.
: Develops new problem:solving approaches, compares one whole situation with another rather than relying on rational calculation, and can take risks because he/she is no longer preoccupied with technical mastery.
:Ability to recognize family needs related to childs diagnosis/condition.
: Recognizes impact of self in therapeutic relationships.
: Able to organize and prioritize based on the changing situations rather than by predetermined goals.
: Able to read situations and set priorities.
: Analyzes, interprets, and prioritizes data in order to provide individualized care based upon complex clinical judgment.
:Differentiates between therapeutic and non:therapeutic relationships and establishes therapeutic boundaries.
:Incorporates diverse family system needs and methods of coping into treatment plan. 13;
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
Professionalism/Leadership: Demonstrates proficiency in professional practice.
:Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of Respiratory Care.
:Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity.
:Spend the extra time with families listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience and anticipate patient/family needs.
:Demonstrates an understanding of the impact on the team therefore role models: arriving to work on time; ready to start the shift; predicts challenges and obstacles and plans for how to minimize a negative impact on the patient and family
: Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflects respiratory interventions, patient outcomes and alterations to plan of care.
:Actively participate in patient care rounds and can make recommendations to the plan of care.
:Chairs and/or participates in unit/departmental shared governance council.
:Seeks evaluation of self from peers and clinically advanced professionals to improve professional practice.
:Continuously evaluates the outcomes of patient care and own professional practice.
:Acts as a preceptor for novice/beginner therapists.
: Participates in interdisciplinary committees/projects/task forces.
: Motivates others to incorporate respiratory care standards in his/her daily practice.
:Identifies and coordinates resources to impact patient care.
:Works to improve respiratory care practice, and the outcome of patient care, through achieving department based goals.
:Identifies teaching/learning needs for clinical area and is an active teacher for patients, families, and staff. 13;
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
Research: Incorporates research into clinical practice.
:Actively seeks out and uses research findings from various sources.
:Participates in efforts research findings to improve clinical practice.
:Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted by the d
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 53514927 newjersey