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Nationwide Children's Hospital Respiratory Care Assistant 1-Respiratory Care in Columbus, Ohio

Come work for an organization where everything matters.

This position is contingent working at least 8hrs per week

Respiratory Therapist Assistant 1 positions: Currently enrolled in your 1st year and planning to

graduate in 2022 or 2023

Summary:

THERE ARE TWO LEVELS OF RESPIRATORY CARE ASSISTANT

  1. Limited Permit holders

a. Student Permit

b. Is enrolled in and is in good standing in a respiratory care educational program approved by the board

that meets the requirements of division (A)(2) of section 4761.04 of the Revised Code leading to a degree

or certificate of completion or is a graduate of the program;

c. See “Verification of Education Form” from Ohio Respiratory Care Board

  1. Respiratory Care Student Program enrollees, Non-permit holders

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

Responsible for performing respiratory care therapies as allowed by the Limited Permit and equipment

setup, under the direction and supervision of a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP).

Demonstrates competence as defined (*) in Respiratory Care Assistant responsibilities in providing ageappropriate

care and service to patients from the age of birth to 21 years, and selected adult patients.

  • Reviews the patient chart for current respiratory care orders. Reviews other patient data (e.g., PFT’s,

ABG’s, and history) to ensure appropriate planning and administration of ordered therapy.

  1. Assesses the patient’s cardio-respiratory status using techniques such as inspection, auscultation, lab

values and X-rays to aide in the delivery of ordered therapy.

  1. Assesses and documents the effectiveness of ordered respiratory care treatments. Monitors responses

to therapy using clinical parameters such as HR, RR, color, WOB, and LOC.

  1. Works closely with physicians and other health care team members. Recommends alternative modes of

therapy when applicable.

  1. Administers IPPB, PD&P, aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry, peak flows, oxygen, humidification therapy

and other airway clearance devices. Delivers medications primarily by the aerosol route. Accurately

documents all therapy performed.

  1. Sets up, calibrates, and troubleshoots ventilators and O2 delivery devices. Assists in the cleaning and

processing of equipment.

  1. Responds appropriately to all codes and traumas. Performs tasks within scope of practice (e.g., CPR, Cspine

immobilization).

  1. Responsible for the order entry and billing of services on the hospital computer system.

  2. Assists in arrangements for home care patients to include patient/parent teaching, review of equipment,

and cleaning techniques.

  1. Accepts verbal orders from physicians that pertain to Respiratory Care and/or Patient Care Services

policies and procedures in accordance with the verbal order policy of the Patient Care Services

Department.

  1. Provides age-appropriate basic and intermediate care to patients of all ages (neonates to adults).

  2. Fulfills annual continuing education requirements for state licensure.

  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  4. Respiratory therapists are authorized to access the unit medication rooms or bedside medication

drawers in order to retrieve medications they are authorized to administer.

Responsible for performing respiratory care therapies as allowed by the Limited Permit and equipment

setup, under the direction and supervision of a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP).

Demonstrates competence as defined (*) in Respiratory Care Assistant responsibilities in providing ageappropriate

care and service to patients from the age of birth to 21 years, and selected adult patients.

  • Reviews the patient chart for current respiratory care orders. Reviews other patient data (e.g., PFT’s,

ABG’s, and history) to ensure appropriate planning and administration of ordered therapy.

  1. Assesses the patient’s cardio-respiratory status using techniques such as inspection, auscultation, lab

values and X-rays to aide in the delivery of ordered therapy.

  1. Assesses and documents the effectiveness of ordered respiratory care treatments. Monitors responses

to therapy using clinical parameters such as HR, RR, color, WOB, and LOC.

  1. Works closely with physicians and other health care team members. Recommends alternative modes of

therapy when applicable.

  1. Administers IPPB, PD&P, aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry, peak flows, oxygen, humidification therapy

and other airway clearance devices. Delivers medications primarily by the aerosol route. Accurately

documents all therapy performed.

  1. Sets up, calibrates, and troubleshoots ventilators and O2 delivery devices. Assists in the cleaning and

processing of equipment.

  1. Responds appropriately to all codes and traumas. Performs tasks within scope of practice (e.g., CPR, Cspine

immobilization).

  1. Responsible for the order entry and billing of services on the hospital computer system.

  2. Assists in arrangements for home care patients to include patient/parent teaching, review of equipment,

and cleaning techniques.

  1. Accepts verbal orders from physicians that pertain to Respiratory Care and/or Patient Care Services

policies and procedures in accordance with the verbal order policy of the Patient Care Services

Department.

  1. Provides age-appropriate basic and intermediate care to patients of all ages (neonates to adults).

  2. Fulfills annual continuing education requirements for state licensure.

  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  4. Respiratory therapists are authorized to access the unit medication rooms or bedside medication

drawers in order to retrieve medications they are authorized to administer.

Requisition ID: 2021-32645

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

External Company URL: https://external-nationwidechildrens.icims.com/jobs/intro

Street: 700 Children's Dr

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