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Senior Respiratory Therapist Days FT Up to $10,000 Sign on
**Up to $10,000 Sign on Bonus, based on amount of relevant experience**
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.
Under general supervision 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.
- Maintains effective interdepartmental relationships to ensure optimal department operations and timely problem resolution.
- Assumes the duties of an in-charge therapist.
- Monitors CQI activities, makes daily assignments/work loads, coordinates staffing/scheduling, rents equipment as needed, and coordinates daily staff activities and code blue response activities.
- Instructs employees and students in the principles and practices of designated respiratory care procedures/tasks and evaluates their competence.
- Performs the duties of a Respiratory Therapist within the education/training and experience levels required and as assigned.
- May monitor and provide care to patients receiving ECMO or hyperbaric chamber treatment, depending on the assigned hospital.
1. Graduation from an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associates degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent.
2. Registration (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).
3. Licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.
4. One to three years of respiratory care experience. Previous leadership experience preferred.
5. Successful completion of ECMO training program, if applicable.
6. Hyperbaric training, if applicable. 7. BCLS certification required. ACLS certification preferred.
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