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Student-Respiratory Care Practitioner - NM Respiratory Therapy BMH North MS

Job ID: 7551
Job Category: Respiratory Care Services
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Facility: BMH-North Mississippi Oxford Hospital
Location: Oxford, MS

Summary

Provides technical assistance under the direction of the Licensed Mississippi Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)for a defined group of patients to achieve quality patient outcomes. Provides service functions and communication to staff, patients, and guests. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Procedures authorized to be performed are to be performed exclusively outside a critical care area and are as follows:
  • 1. Set up an monitoring of low-flow oxygen (e.g., less than or equal to 6 LPM)
  • 2. Non-exotic aerosol therapy (bronchodilators, anticholinergics, etc.)
  • 3. Hyperinflation and airway clearance therapy
  • 4. Electrocardiograms
  • 5. Equipment cleaning, stocking, transporting, etc.
  • 6. Once an RCP student is certified in Basic Life Support, they may assist in cardiorespiratory arrests at the discretion of the employing institution.
  • Assesses the patient under the direction of a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Contributes to the development of a plan of care under the direction of a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Implements the plan of care under the direction of a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Evaluates the plan of care under the direction of the Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Provides patient care and assistance to RCP staff as directed.
  • Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.
  • Builds knowledge base regarding clinical leadership.
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Experience

Minimum: Currently Enrolled as a second year Respiratory Care Practitioner student in an accredited AS degree Respiratory Care Program or Senior Year RCP Candidate in an accredited BS degree program within 1 year of graduations.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: BLS certification within 14 days of hire date

Special Skills

Minimum: Computer literacy.

Training

Minimum: Meets or exceeds all academic requirements.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 16187 - Student-Respiratory Care Practitioner
Facility: BMH-North Mississippi Oxford Hospital
Department: NM Respiratory Therapy BMH North MS
Category: Respiratory Care Services
Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Location: US:MS:Oxford
Located in the Oxford, MS metro area
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