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Respiratory Care Practitioner - $41-41 per hour

Company: Children's National Hospital
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Children's National Hospital is seeking a Respiratory Care Practitioner for a job in Washington, District of Columbia. Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentUnder general direction of the department manager , according to departmental and hospital standards, theRespiratory Care Practitioner, referred to as RCP-II, is responsible for administering all levels of Respiratory Care totreat patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunction and/or disabilities. RCP-II will function to the level that is usual andcustomary for Acute Care, ER, and Critical Care (either PICU or NICU) competency and orientation. The RCP-II willmaintain all skills and knowledge sufficient to provide safe, effective, and appropriate care to all ages of patients includingneonates, infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults. Associate's degree is required- completion of a minimum two years of college training in an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program. Registered Respiratory Therapist Licesne is required. RCP License from District of Columbia DOH Health Regulation and Licensing Administration is required. 3 years experience working in respiratory care is required and 1 year working in critical care environment is required.Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required.Childrens National Job ID . About Children's National Hospital Children's National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No.1 for newborn care for the fifth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation's seventh-highest NIH-funded children's hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Life insurance
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Employee assistance programs

Keywords: Children's National Hospital, Alexandria , Respiratory Care Practitioner - $41-41 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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