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Graduate Respiratory Therapist Nights FT

Job ID: 2205020202 Date posted: 11/22/2022 Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
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Children’s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.

Job Description:

NOTE: This job is flat-rated. The job title is restricted to a graduate of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. The timeframe for a candidate in this role is limited to a maximum of 5 months to obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.

Under the direction of a registered respiratory therapist and according to established policies and procedures, acts as a professional member of the health care team by providing respiratory therapy services throughout the continuum of care.
• In collaboration with the registered respiratory therapist, provides therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and diagnostic tests for uncomplicated patients with, or at risk of, abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system.
• Collaborates with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team to assist with developing optimal cardiopulmonary care plans for patients.
• Performs assessments for uncomplicated patients and evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy.



Qualifications:

1. Completion of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associates degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent.
2. Must obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan within five months. Timeframe for candidate in this role: A maximum of five months to acquire licensure.

Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights

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