Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the healthand well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
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The Children's Transport Respiratory Therapist will function as an equal part of the transport team, assist in delivering comprehensive care to neonatal and pediatric patients and their families through the implementation of a plan of care. This plan is based upon the patient's developmental and health care needs identified through the assessment of the patient's physical, psychological, socioeconomic status, and physician orders regarding care, treatment, and education with a focus of respiratory disease and ventilation management. This includes, but is not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, phlebotomy, ECGs and mechanical ventilation of the neonate, infant, child, adolescent and adult patient. The provider plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of treatment, with communication to the team, physician and health care providers. The Children's Transport Respiratory Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of patient care services.
5 Years Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Required - With 3 Years Clinical - Neonatology And Clinical - Pediatrics Required - And/Or 2 Years Clinical - Prehospital Care Or Clinical - Critical Care Transport Preferred
Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required
Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required - And Emergency Vehicle Operator Insurance Required
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