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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Company: Texas Nursing Services
Location: Aurora
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position: RRT-NICU (Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Location: Aurora, Colorado Duration: 13 week renewable travel contractJob Description:As an RRT-NICU, you will be responsible for providing respiratory care to newborn infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This includes administering oxygen therapy, ventilator management, and other respiratory treatments as prescribed by the physician. You will also be responsible for monitoring the respiratory status of patients and collaborating with the healthcare team to ensure optimal care.In this role, you will be expected to have a strong understanding of neonatal physiology and be able to quickly adapt to changing patient needs. You must be able to work effectively under pressure and have excellent communication skills.Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Maintaining patient charts and documentation
  • Performing diagnostic testing such as arterial blood gas analysis
  • Educating families on respiratory care and management
  • Participating in continuous quality improvement initiativesQualifications:
    • Current licensure as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in the state of Colorado
    • 1+ years of experience in neonatal intensive care
    • BLS and NRP certification
    • Experience with mechanical ventilation, CPAP, and oxygen therapy
    • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skillsThis is a 13 week renewable travel contract position with competitive pay and benefits. The schedule may include evening and weekend shifts. Travel and housing arrangements will be provided. If you are a skilled RRT with experience in the NICU and are interested in a rewarding travel opportunity, we encourage you to apply.Powered by JazzHR

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