Job Description & Requirements
Certified Respiratory Therapist - Pediatric Intensive Care
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. 2+ years of experience and 50 mile radius rule. 580 bed facility. Missouri Respiratory Therapy License, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred but will accept Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRT). Patient Ratios: 15- 20 patients per Respiratory Therapist. Unit staffing description- (unit secretaries and tech availability) : Respiratory Therapy, (Med/Surg, ER level 1 trauma, ICU), There is always one person assigned to team lead per shift. Type of equipment: PB 980 ventilators, V-60, Metaneb, Drager VN500 in NICU, Vision, Airvo. Documentation system: Meditech. Floating policy: N/A. Hospital Certifications: Level 1 Trauma, Burn Unit, Transplant Center, Level 3 NICU. Procedures performed on unit: Patient assessment, Oxygen Delivery, Airvo unit application, Noninvasive Ventilation application and management, Metaneb utilization, Vest system, Medication administration via nebulizer, Arterial Blood Gas Draws. Certifications Required: AHA issued BLS, and AAP issued NRP, Respiratory Credentials. DRESS CODE: Charcoal Gray Scrubs, black scrub pants allowed, scrub jackets allowed in gray or black.
Kansas City sits on Missouri's western edge, straddling the border with Kansas. It's known for its barbecue, jazz heritage and fountains. Downtown, the American Jazz Museum shares a building with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, with giant shuttlecocks out front, houses nearly 40,000 works of art, from ancient to contemporary collections.