Company: Exceptional Care for Children
Posted on: June 15, 2022
Job Description Job Description Exceptional Care for Children
(ECC) has an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing
healthcare team as a Respiratory Therapist . We are seeking
candidates available for full time employment, as we are expanding
our respiratory care department related to increased census.
Typical shifts are 12 hours, Candidates should be committed to
providing the highest quality of care and services to pediatric
patients requiring transitional, long term, and/or palliative care.
We are an around-the-clock residential facility that provides
skilled care to medically fragile children, birth to age 21, who
have a technology dependency. ECC simply exists to provide a
vulnerable population with as normal of a childhood experience as
possible. For more information, please visit
www.exceptionalcare.org or view our video channel at
www.ec4children.org Responsibilities and Duties Provides care and
advocacy to residents requiring respiratory expertise, and
completes respiratory assessment of residents each shift.
Participates in the care planning process. Assists with policy and
procedure development and continuous quality improvement measures.
Responsible for periodically covering school sessions, medical
transports, and play therapy. Delivers periodic interdisciplinary
in-service education to team members and responsible parties
including mock codes and trach changes. Conducts parent/responsible
party training and assess needs and deficits of the training
parties under the direction of Director of Respiratory Services.
Assists with routine respiratory care including equipment
maintenance. Assists Clinical Nurses with respiratory treatments,
troubleshooting equipment, etc. Provides daily interaction,
including but not limited to frequent conversation, play and
holding/cuddling of residents to provide daily stimulation.
Committee participation including Admissions, Field Trip, and
Education Committees. Qualifications and Skills Education and
experience sufficient to meet position requirements; Certified
Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist
(RRT); active and valid license in State of Delaware (or ability to
seek) required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and
accessing electronic medical records. Exhibits positive
communication techniques and skills and has ability to make oral
presentations. Possess special interest in working with pediatric
long term care residents and children with special needs. Ability
to speak, read, and write English and to relate positively,
effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community
members, volunteers, vendors and other staff members. Personifies
Exceptional Care for Children's core values of Service,
Helpfulness, Excellence, Leadership, Dedication, Outstanding
Conduct and Integrity, and Nurturing. Benefits We are proud to
retain the finest employees of the highest caliber. We offer a
generous benefits package including: 100% Employer Paid Employee
Health Insurance Benefits Generous Paid Time off benefits 403B with
Employer Math Company paid life and short term disability And Much
more Exceptional Care for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion,
sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender
identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability,
military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or
marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment
Keywords: Exceptional Care for Children, Newark , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware
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