Department Name RESPIRATORY CARE Job Description POSITION SUMMARYNonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime) To provide respiratory care services under the direction of a Licensed Respiratory Therapist or Credentialed Therapist.
To store, assemble and maintain equipment as needed.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSCurrently enrolled in an accredited School of Respiratory Care.
Work experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSParticipates in the Continuous Quality Improvement Process for the department.
Takes an active role in developing new ideas for process improvement and assists other personnel in data collection and interpretation.
Responds to arrest situations as a member of the 'code team'.
Perform CPR as required.
Maintains accurate and appropriate documentation and departmental records.
Relates how processes that are being tracked to enhanced care given at the bedside.
Ensures safe and effective administration of medically prescribed medication, knowing their indications and contraindications and following the policy and procedures in administering therapeutic modalities.
Other Requirements CONTACTSSchool:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years Toddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTPush/Pull Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift 25-50 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Crouch/Stoop Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Reach Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Sit Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Stand Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Bend Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Carry/Lift > 100 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift Walk Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Carry/Lift >100 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift Carry/Lift 10-25 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Kneel Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo fiscal responsibility.
No supervisory responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSBasic Life Support (BLS) requiredKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESWritten and verbal communication skills Interpersonal skills Ability to operate various office machines including printers, computers and various software packages Ability to problem-solve Ability to multi-taskPosition Status Temporary Shift Days Full-Time/Part-Time Flexipool Hours Per Week 1 Location Princeton Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 701 Princeton Ave State Alabama City Birmingham Zip Code 35211 Auto req ID 2132BR Removal Date 05-Jun-2015

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