Respiratory Care Practitioner FP (Peds/NICU) at Johns Hopkins University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description:

Requisition #:618289
Location:Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Schedule:Rotating Shift

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Position Summary:

Under general supervision, sets up, operates and maintains oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist inhalation equipment and mechanical ventilation equipment in order to administer prescribed doses of medical gases and aerosolized drugs to patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Assists clinical technical staff in resolving clinical problems. Performs all duties that are required of the Respiratory Care Practitioner.


High school diploma or equivalent. After July 1, 1998 graduation from a Registered Respiratory Therapy Program approved by the Joint Review Committee for the Certification of Respiratory Therapy Education Programs (J.R.C.R.T.E.)


Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (C.R.T.T.) required

Maryland State License Required, Registered Respiratory Therapist (R.R.T.), A.C.L.S., P.A.L.S, N.R.P. preferred

CPR Certification required

B.L.S. required

Required Work Experience:

Requires 6 months experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner and/or successful completion of a J.R.C.R.T.E accredited Respiratory Care Program. After May 1, 2013 all Respiratory Care Float Pool employees will be trained to work in both the adult and pediatric divisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must have knowledge of respiratory care and related equipment as gained in a J.R.C.T.E. approved respiratory care program and 3-6 months of experience. Requires the aptitude to be trained and the knowledge to apply all equipment used in respiratory care. Proficiency in the use and clinical application of equipment includes the following: mechanical ventilators, extra corporeal membrane oxygenation systems (ECMO) surfactant administration; jet and oscillation ventilation equipment; all nebulization; oxygen, mixed gas systems and administration, positive and negative pressure apparatus cardio pulmonary resuscitation airway management systems and equipment and any appropriate equipment used to treat patients with cardiopulmonary diseases.

Good analytical and organizational skills required to interpret physician orders, perform therapy and communicate outcome of treatment to the physician and health care team members. Applies respiratory care modalities to patients consistent with JHH practice along with hospital approved techniques of infection control. In age specific populations, must be familiar with particular patient populations to which they are assigned. Pediatric practitioners must be competent and capable of delivery of all Pediatric Respiratory care modalities, blood gas laboratory techniques and maintenance procedures. Neonatal Respiratory Care Practitioners must be competent and capable of participating in inter-hospital transport of patients.

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