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Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Care Limited Permit PRN - Pulmonary in Cleveland, Ohio

Job ID: 137815

Responsibilities:

  • Performs respiratory therapy assessment with the guidance of a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Provides basic respiratory therapy modalities to both adult and pediatric patients.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Attends in-service education lectures, programs, seminars and other educational opportunities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education :

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Respiratory Therapy program or on the job trainee prior to 1986.

  • After selection and placement into the position, six months of on-the-job training to become familiar with equipment, develop the ability to perform independently and learn additional responsibilities specific to the institution.

Certifications:

  • Must possess a current temporary limited permit to practice Respiratory Care (RCLP-L1) in the State of Ohio.

Complexity of Work :

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience :

  • Prior experience in critical care preferred. Neonatal/pediatric experience preferred when appropriate for site.

  • Prior experience performing invasive procedures preferred when appropriate for site.

Physical Requirements :

  • Physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time; having the ability to perform duties while walking, standing, stooping and lifting.

  • Normal hearing and vision or corrected to normal range.

  • Requires the ability to lift materials weighing 50 lbs. or more, push wheeled equipment, and assist in the lifting and repositioning of patients.

  • Must have strong hand-eye coordination, full range of body motion and manual finger dexterity to manipulate equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment :

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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