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NICU Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN

2020-11-10
  • Organization

  • NMC Willow Creek Woman's Hospital NMC Willow Creek Woman's Hospital

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to patients a hospital setting? Do others see you as having inductive reasoning, oral expression, and active listening skills? If so, consider joining our team as a Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in NICU at Willow Creek Women's Hospital.

 

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Monitoring patient’s physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur
  • Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders.
  • Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases
  • Setting and operate devices, such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment
  • Working as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties
  • Maintaining charts that contain patients’ pertinent identification and therapy information
  • This NICU specific position will require therapist to be familiar or be able to learn the role of a NICU therapist in a maternal center.
  • The therapist will be required to attend deliveries, manage the respiratory care of NICU patients and be able to function independently.

Key qualifications to be considered for this include:

  • Associate’s degree
  • License by the Board of Medicine to practice in the state of Arkansas required
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification, STABLE, PALS and ACLS or within 90 days of hire
  • Current NRP certification
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist Certificate
  • Current BLS, PALS and ACLS

This NICU specific position will require therapists to be familiar or be able to learn the role of a NICU therapist in a maternal center. The therapist will be required to attend deliveries, manage the respiratory care of NICU patients and be able to function independently. 

 

About Northwest Health

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.

With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics.  Our hospitals include:

  • Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
  • Northwest Medical Center - Springdale
  • Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
  • Northwest Health Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
  • Willow Creek Women’s Hospital

Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America—a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm.  If you aren’t local and haven’t already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply. 

 

 

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