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Respiratory Care Assistant - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Part Time

Company: Duke Health
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.
About Duke Raleigh Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years. Duke Raleigh Hospital features 204 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive array of services, including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, advanced gastrointestinal, and wound healing care.******$15,000 Commintment Bonus available if qualified**********Up to $8,000 Relocation Assistant available if qualified*****RCA - Respiratory Care Assistant - Duke Raleigh Hospital -Duke Raleigh Hospital seeks to hire a Respiratory Care Assistant - an active respiratory student who has completed their first year of an approved respiratory program - to embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together. Job DescriptionPerform diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical practice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders and under supervision of a Registered Respiratory Therapist.Duties and responsibilitiesVerify physician orders for appropriateness and accuracy.Understand pharmacological indications, dosages and response to adverse drug reactions.Consults with providers based on patient care assessments and in accordance to accepted protocols. Provides education to patients, families, physicians, nursing and other members of the health care team.Monitors response to all therapy. Documents in the patient medical record. Communicates all pertinent clinical information during patient rounds and handoff.Perform diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures; inclusive of nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning and samples, arterial blood gas punctures, pulse oximetry and EtCO2 monitoring, pulmonary function and bedside pulmonary mechanics, and EKG's.Recognizes life threatening situations and initiates appropriate response, perform CPR and bag- mask ventilationAssure correct set-up, safety and function of all equipment/ supplies necessary in the provision of patient care.Assure adherence to all infectious disease standards in the delivery of all patient care procedures.Participates in quality improvement activities.Maintains all necessary safety and life support certifications per required.Can provide the following therapy:Oxygen Supply Systems Equipment Processing Manual Resuscitation Oxygen administration Humidity and Aerosol Therapy Small Volume Nebulizer MDI Administration Incentive Spirometry Airway Clearance Therapy Arterial Uncture ECG (if performed by hiring institute) Required Qualifications at this LevelEducationCompletion of a 2 year Associates Degree or the equivalent, or currently enrolled in an CoARC accredited Respiratory Care Program, and registry eligible.ExperienceNone requiredDegrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

  • Must be registered with the NC Respiratory Care Board (NCRCB) as a Respiratory Care Assistant before providing respiratory care procedures. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and any other certifications applicable to the institution.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and interactions relative to the specific age of a patient.Skills validation/certifications of competencies for the duties and responsibilities of this level.Must maintain annual skill and safety/compliance requirementsMust maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for CEU's -Customer service and communication expertise.Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health care team.Work is performed in all areas of the hospital.Required to carry emergency airway bag weighing approximately 20 pounds.Work requires walking, running, climbing and bending. Job Code: 00004613 RESPIRATORY CARE ASSISTANT
    Job Level: C1 -Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. -Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. -Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs atDuke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

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