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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU)

Company: Med Travelers
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU)StartDate: 01/09/2023Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $1350.00 - 1550.00Under physician supervision, in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director, is expected to assume primary clinical responsibility for all respiratory care modalities and to exercise considerable independent clinical judgment in the respiratory care of patients. Must be capable of serving as a technical resource person to the physician regarding current practices in respiratory care and to the hospital staff regarding effective and safe methods for administering respiratory care. Works under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor or the direction of a technical lead to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment and to perform special duties required by the assignment. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.Special duties may include performance of a variety of diagnostic tests of the cardiopulmonary system and to determine the effect of disease and treatment on that system.Essential Responsibilities:--- Selects Reviews, Obtains and Interprets Data: Reads and evaluates physician's orders, clarifying as needed. Accurately transcribes physician orders to electronic charting system or departmental patient master. Reviews patient information including history, lab data, radiologic studies, progress notes, respiratory and cardiovascular monitoring data and performs assessment/data collection in systematic manner.--- Systematically assesses patient's overall cardiopulmonary status by inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation, and patient interview.--- Interprets data to formulate goal-directed plan of care and determines requirements for treatment such as type and duration of therapy, precautions to be observed, equipment required, and medication and dosages.--- Determines modifications to physician orders, which optimize patient, care and makes recommendations to physician. Recommends procedures to obtain additional data including radiographs, bronchoscopy, Gram stain and C&S, spirometry, blood gas analysis, lung mechanics, work of breathing, EKG, noninvasive monitoring.Performs Diagnostic Modalities: Performs procedures and interprets results: ABG sampling and analysis, co-oximetry, spirometry, pressure-volume and flow-volume loops, cuff pressure, sputum induction. May perform EKG's. May place Holter monitor. May perform pulmonary function, and sleep diagnostic tests.Performs Diagnostic ModalitiesMay perform Exercise Stress Tests. May perform indirect calorimetry.Required QualificationsRRT; BLS; ACLS; CA License; Must have ICU experience 2-3 years. Exp on Hamilton G5 ventilator and Respironics V60 bipap.Preferred QualificationsNRP/PALS/Neonate exp.About the FacilityThe 161-bed Kaiser South Sacramento Medical Center offers a Level II Trauma Center and almost 40 private rooms dedicated to labor, delivery, and mother-baby recovery, and is among only 83 hospitals in the U.S. to be designated for excellence in breastfeeding support to new mothers and babies based on World Health Organization and UNICEF standards. Facility LocationThe gateway to the Gold Country, the seat of California state government and the perfect launching pad for trips to stunning Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, this thriving state capital is filled with surprises. With its abundant natural beauty, Wild West charm and many riverfront attractions, "the city of a million trees" has something for everyone.Job BenefitsAllied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!About the CompanyMed Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. - We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.registered respiratory therapist, respiratory therapist, respiratory, RRT, respiratory care, allied health, allied, healthcare, health care, patient care, neonatal intensive care, NICU RRT, NICU respiratory therapist, respiratory therapy

Keywords: Med Travelers, Sacramento , Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU), Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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