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Respiratory Therapist, Transport

Company: Nucleus Healthcare
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a passionate Transport -Respiratory Therapist -looking to make a meaningful impact on patients' lives? Nucleus Healthcare is seeking a qualified candidate to join a prestigious academic health system in up-and-coming Columbia, MO. -Not only is the health system ranked as one of Becker Healthcare's 150 Top Places to Work for three consecutive years, but it also values the importance of work-life balance and professional growth for its employees. Take the next step in your career and thrive in an environment where you are respected, challenged, and offered endless opportunities to define your career path!Location HighlightsAre you looking for a small town with big opportunities? -Columbia, MO, is a charming university town in the heart of Missouri known for its top-rated university, healthcare system, public schools, and Division 1 sports. With an affordable cost of living and housing, temperate climate, thriving -cultural and culinary -scene, a multitude of outdoor activities, and ease of access to St. Louis and Kansas City, you can have the best of both worlds: the charm of a small town with the convenience of modern amenities and top-notch healthcare. -Discover why Columbia received an A rating from and is ranked among the top 30 places to buy a house, raise a family, and live in America! -Workplace Highlights -

  • "Just Culture" organization
  • ANCC Accredited Nursing Program and actively pursuing Magnet status -
  • Defined career pathway and transparent clinical career ladder for Respiratory Therapists
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
  • 50% - 75% -tuition reimbursement for employees and their children, spouses, and dependents based on eligibilityPay Rate--- -
    • $30.03 per hour - $53.03 per hour, based on experience--- ---- -Retirement Program -
      • 100% Employer Match up to 8% of Eligible Compensation -Tuition Assistance -
        • 6 Months: 75% off six credit hours per semester or 3 per summer at academic campuses -
        • 1 Year: 50% off for spouses, children, & adult dependentsChild Care Assistance -
          • Partnership with for at-home childcare support -Paid Time Off (Exempt) -
            • 0-5 years: 17 Days -
            • 5+ Years: 22 Days -Personal Days -
              • 4 Days -Sick Days -
                • 12 Days - -Insurance - -
                  • Health, Life, Long-Term Disability, Accidental DeathJob DescriptionThe Transport Respiratory Therapist performs highly technical respiratory therapy procedures of both a routine and emergent nature as a member of the Respiratory Care Department and Children's Hospital Critical Care Transport Team. Provides specialized direct patient care to high-risk and critically ill patients. ---- -
                    • Provides evaluation, stabilization, coordination, and delivery of medical care to patients during transport. -
                    • Work independently to administer services via approved protocols and guidelines. -
                    • Provide advanced airway management and mechanical ventilation. -
                    • Perform endotracheal intubation, needle decompression, umbilical catheter placement, IO Catheter placement & point of care testing. - -
                    • Assist nursing with procedures. Assures medical equipment is accounted for, properly functioning, and securely stowed. -
                    • Familiar with the use of all equipment and supplies, including medications. -
                    • Assures additional medical equipment/supplies are available for the specific needs of the patient's condition and needs, based on available patient reports and distance of transport. - -
                    • Communicates condition, acuity, and any unusual issues with the transport team and medical control. -
                    • Communicates with the patient/family condition of the patient, pertinent disease information & expectations during transport. -
                    • Assist with workflow by maintaining collaborative communication with the referral facility team. - -
                    • Attend all required safety training programs, education, and meetings. -
                    • Participate in outreach visits and education at referring facilities. -
                    • Provide respiratory therapy in-patient activities as needed including the following: collection and analysis of blood gas samples; oxygen therapy and specialty medical gas administration; invasive and non-invasive ventilation; inhaled medication administration; airway clearance techniques; airway maintenance; attending routine and high-risk deliveries. - -
                    • Act as a member of the Code Blue, Rapid Response Team, and Trauma Response Team. -
                    • Provide patient documentation through the electronic medical record. -
                    • Follow infection control and safety standards. - -
                    • Educate and advise patients' families on respiratory therapy procedures. - -
                    • Provide education to students and other healthcare providers. - -
                    • Serves as preceptor for new employees and respiratory care students. -
                    • May complete unit/department-specific duties as outlined in department documents.--- ---- -Required Qualifications--- -
                      • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licensure by the Missouri Respiratory Care board.
                      • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
                      • One (1) year of pediatric and/or neonatal critical care experience.
                      • Neonatal Pediatric Specialist (NPS) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) or Neonatal Pediatric Transport (NPT) certification by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) within eighteen (18) months as a condition of continued employment in this job classification. - ---- -
                      • Additional license/certification requirements as determined by the hiring department.--- ---- -Physical Demands--- -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a healthcare facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.--- - -Nucleus Healthcare -Who We Are--- -Purpose-built, patient-minded, and mission-driven, Nucleus is trusted by major hospitals, health systems, and life sciences organizations with a vision to redefine how healthcare does business.------ ---- -What We Do--- -Nucleus Healthcare ("Nucleus") delivers next-generation human capital management to empower people who power healthcare. Rooted in talent management, Nucleus provides services and solutions that have yielded more than 7,500 hires in healthcare for all levels and roles.--- ---- -Our Mission------ -Empower the people who power healthcare.--- ---- -Our Vision------ -Redefining the way healthcare does business.--- ---- -Our Values--- -We deliver results --- We are committed --- We are precise --- We are change agents --- We are ONE team --- We are fueled by passion and purpose -#appcastmu

Keywords: Nucleus Healthcare, Columbia , Respiratory Therapist, Transport, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Missouri

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