Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP), Limited Permit Holder

The Christ Hospital Health Network CINCINNATI, OH

About the Job

Shift: PRN, Evenings Job Overview: Delivers critical and non-critical patient care services to all age groups using selected invasive and noninvasive techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. Provides respiratory care in in-patient and outpatient areas. Demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism. Must practice within scope of practice in accordance with the licensure act. The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) Limited Permit Holder may perform the following duties: + Performs and monitors patient progress and response to service. Assesses patients and makes appropriate recommendations based on outcomes with regard to therapeutic interventions. + Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. + In accordance with hospital policy and procedure, performs all duties as a respiratory care practitioner as assigned. + Correctly records all information in the patient legal record and maintains department records. + Educates patients on their diseases state, wellness, home care modalities and safety. Treatments performed as related to age specific needs. + Applies technical knowledge to consult physicians with regard to cardiopulmonary status. + Participates in in-services and meetings, completes competencies. Monitors all department communications. + Other duties as assigned. Education/Licensure: Actively enrolled in a Respiratory Therapy program or awaiting to take NBRC entry level exam. Candidate must have a current license to practice respiratory care issued by the state. Current BLS. Experience: None Weekend/Holiday: Every other weekend, rotating holiday schedule Call Requirements: None