Certified Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (CRT - NICU)

Job ID: 385278
Setting: NICU
Date Posted: 4/13/2018
Address: 214 East 23rd Street
Location: Cheyenne, WY
Shift: 8/10/12 D/E/N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 04/30/2018
Employment Type: Temporary
Hiring Organization: Med Travelers
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $36.00*
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (CRT - NICU)

SHIFT: VARIED/ROTATING SHIFTS

Required Qualifications

100 mile radius rule. CRT or RRT. BLS-AHA. The RT/Clinical Specialist will be expected to act as a resource person to the other members of the Cardiopulmonary department and the staff of CRMC. In addition, the RT will be responsible for daily patient assignments and work performed on each assigned shift. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Perform all assigned therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as ordered by a physician including but not limited to: basic respiratory therapy and oxygen therapy including daily oxygen rounds, optiflow titrations, pulse oximetry monitoring to determine oxygen titration needs and arranging for home oxygen therapy. Bronchodilator therapy including protocols and patient assessment. Act as a backup for the performance of EKGs 2. Perform therapeutic and diagnostic procedures for the pediatric floor. Job duties include but are not limited to daily (morning) pulse oximetry and titration, bronchodilator therapy, RSV protocol, asthma protocols and education, and oxygen therapy. Perform therapeutic and diagnostic procedures in the nursery including but not limited to: oxygen hood, nasal CPAP and ventilator management in both invasive and non-invasive modes. Must attend a minimum of 3 normal child births during orientation 3. Verify physician order for therapy to assure that the order is complete and appropriate. 4. Document appropriately and completely in patient's record and department records according to department and hospital policies 5. Perform arterial blood gas sampling by direct puncture or arterial line. Able to analyze ABG and co-oximetery results and make educated oxygenation and ventilation decisions. Quality control, proficiency testing, maintenance and troubleshooting of blood gas analyzer 6. Assist in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts and/or other emergencies that utilize respiratory care procedures for patient care 7. Maintain professional growth by presenting internal and/or external in-service programs, pursuing further certification or registries and reading appropriate magazines and journals 8. Must attend 80% of department meetings The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

START DATE: 04/30/2018 for 13 weeks

About the Facility

Since its inception as a frontier “tent” hospital in 1867, this tertiary hospital has served its patients in Cheyenne, Wyoming and the surrounding region with a framework of pioneer spirit. This 222-bed facility is a Level 2 trauma center, houses the Wyoming Heart and Vascular Institute, and has the only cancer center in Wyoming that is accredited by American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Experienced staff provides confident and kind care throughout the healing process and offers a full spectrum of services for birth through end-of-life, including hospice care.

Facility Location

Surrounded by golden plains and rolling foothills, explore the state capital of Wyoming and discover why this city was such an important part of America’s pioneering past. The self-proclaimed “Rodeo and Railroad Capital” offers many attractions such as the restored Cheyenne Depot and Terry Bison Ranch. Celebrate the city’s colorful western heritage with its Frontier Days festival, a lively rodeo and fair occurring every year.

Job Benefits

Allied 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 Company

Med 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.

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