Georgia Employer NPS (RCP III) - SRGA in Riverdale, Georgia
Position Id J3L2CP6GNVPJSYB4174DescriptionSummary:JOB SUMMARY: The RCPIII- Neonatal Respiratory Care Practitioner performs acute clinical care to the neonate / newborn including a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, common sense and initiative to apply prescribed procedures, treatments and testing to the newborn and pediatric patient in a safe and professional manner. The Neonatal RCP assumes responsibility for delivering all respiratory care in the Perinatal area (NICU, Nursery, Labor and Delivery and ER) as required.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAININGMINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION:1. Must be a graduate of JRCTE approved program for Respiratory Therapy, two year program preferred.2. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree required. If there is no Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree, a high school diploma or equivalent is requiredCREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS1. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the NBRC or be a CRT with a minimum of two (2) years previous NICU experience.2. May be CRT or RRT that has completed an NICU orientation at the facility NICU under the guidance of the NICU Coordinator.3. Must be currently licensed by the State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.4. Must have Perinatal /Pediatric Specialty Certificate from NBRC.5. Must have current certification in BCLS.6. Must have current certification in NRP.7. Must have PALS and ACLS certification upon hire.8. Additional credentials are preferred (CPFT, RPFT, ACLS etc.).EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE1. Must have two (2) years general experience providing respiratory care in a acute care hospital under medical direction.2. Must have two (2) years clinical experience providing neonatal respiratory care in an autonomous / expanded role in a level II or level III NICU or have completed a training program at The facility NICU.3. Must be able to communicate in a knowledgeable and articulate manner with physicians and nurses regarding patient status and care.4. Must be able to work with other hospital personnel in a professional and tactful manner.5. Must be able to deal with the public (including the patient's visitors) in a professional manner as they relate to the questions or concerns regarding the patient's condition or status of care.6. Must be able to professionally complete all required paperwork (patient records, charting, policy/procedure, evaluations and billing etc.).Work Type: Full Time EmployeeShift: 1Legend: Shift 1=Day, 2=Evening, 3=Night, 4=Varied.We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department. EEO is the law poster.Prime Healthcare believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, child birth or related medical condition or any other protected category as defined by State or Federal Law. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status, disability, race, gender or other protected characteristics.