Respiratory Therapist 6/4/2020
Johns Hopkins Intrastaff
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY RESPIRATORY THERAPIST
Requisition #: 1974
Location: Johns Hopkins Intrastaff, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Week: Temporary Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 4, 2020
Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.
Under general supervision, sets up, operates and maintains oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist inhalation equipment and mechanical ventilation equipment in order to administer prescribed doses of medical gases and aerosolized drugs to patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Assists clinical technical staff in resolving clinical problems. Performs all duties that are required of the Respiratory Care Practitioner.
Required to meet and comply with departmental standards with regards to use of all department supplies and equipment.
Consults with physicians and health care team in order to optimize and improve patient care.
Meets with customers to determine points of satisfaction and dissatisfaction - takes reports and recommendations on how to improve service.
Must be able to operate hospital based electronic patient care records.
High school diploma or equivalent. After July 1, 1998 graduation from a Registered Respiratory Therapy Program approved by the Joint Review Committee for the Certification of Respiratory Therapy Education Programs (J.R.C.R.T.E.)
Must have knowledge of respiratory care and related equipment as gained in a J.R.C.T.E. approved respiratory care program and 3-6 months of experience.
Requires the aptitude to be trained and the knowledge to apply all equipment used in respiratory care.
Proficiency in the use and clinical application of equipment includes the following: mechanical ventilators, extra corporeal membrane oxygenation systems (ECMO) surfactant administration; jet and oscillation ventilation equipment; all nebulization; oxygen, mixed gas systems and administration, positive and negative pressure apparatus cardio pulmonary resuscitation airway management systems and equipment and any appropriate equipment used to treat patients with cardio-pulmonary diseases.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.