The Transport Respiratory Therapist is an advanced level Respiratory Therapist, with advanced assessment and therapeutic skills in the Neonatal and Pediatric patient population area or age groups. The Transport Respiratory Therapist is expected to have a higher knowledge, skill and assessment ability and be able to perform independently as well as within the transport team. The Transport Respiratory Therapist is expected to routinely perform and interact as a professional and an ambassador of IFMC. The Transport Respiratory Therapist can handle virtually any circumstances that may arise pertaining to respiratory care without supervision. The predominance of the clinical practice will be with care and transport of children to and from IFMC, however when not on transport the Transport Respiratory Therapist is required to perform in house transports and work as a member of the Respiratory Care Services team. Clinical Practice - Administers basic and advanced respiratory care therapeutics and diagnostic services with high level of skill and proficiency in both the hospital and out of hospital settings. Routinely integrates knowledge, skills and experience to promote optimum care for the patient. Teamwork - Works effectively and appropriately communicates with other healthcare members, the patient, and families. Evaluated by peers and patient survey, direct observation, and documentation. Quality - Utilizes standards, guidelines, protocols and pathways for optimal care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continually improve care and practice to enhance outcome. Professional Development - Assumes responsibility for self-development through continuing education pathways. Evidenced by peers and patient survey, direct observation and documentation. Is required to possess the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities to fully function on the Transport Team
Internal Number: 40090BR
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