Responsible for designing, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs associated with the care of Cardiopulmonary patients.
1. Collaborates with respiratory management to assess the learning needs and competencies of staff.
2. Develops, implements and evaluates educational plans/programs and utilizes methods, measurements and tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals.
3. Serves as a consultant for staff in areas of program development, professional development and clinical practice.
4. Participates in the coordination and continuity of orientation programs, including preceptor programs.
5. Provides direct respiratory care to patients.
6. Assists respiratory management with the formation of policies/procedures and departmental goals.
Complexity of Work: Requires the ability to instruct and ascertain comprehension of staff. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Personal Protective Equipment: Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.Experience
Education: Work requires knowledge normally acquired through completion of a 2-year Respiratory Care program with an AS degree as a qualifier for licensure by DPR.
Licensure, Certification and Registration: Registered with the National Board of respiratory Care (RRT) and BLS Healthcare Provider required. NRP for NICU, PALS for Pediatric areas and/or ACLS for Adult areas. Florida State license required.
Required Work Experience: 2 years experience in critical care. Clinical Experience in Pediatric ICU, CVICU, ED, Medical Surgical Units, NICU.Organizational Profile:
Joe DiMaggio himself helped celebrate the opening of the first Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital back in 1992. Today, the freestanding Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service, 226-bed hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions.
Today, in its 25th year, the hospital now has the unique distinction of being the first – and only – pediatric hospital in the world to be designated as person-centered organization by Planetree. We are one of only four children’s hospitals in Florida that performs pediatric heart transplants, and one of just a handful worldwide offering extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
- Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, which has performed 21 pediatric transplant surgeries
- Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
- Cleft and Craniofacial Center
- Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Sleep Center
- Emergency Department and Trauma Center
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- General and Thoracic Surgery
- Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
- Pediatric Hypertension and Nephrology
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- [U18] Sports Medicine Program for young athletes
- Outpatient services
- Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has been named a Broward Family Favorite by Broward Family Life magazine as a Favorite Pediatric Hospital, and has been honored by US News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Urology.
Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
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Location/Region: Hollywood, FL