Respiratory Therapist- Pediatric Transport Team
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: May 30, 2021
$5000.00 Sign-On Bonus
At least 3 years of respiratory experience (or 4000 hours as
equivalent) with a focus on Critical care (peds and/or neonatal
NPS required within 6 months of hire
Interfacility transport experience preferred.
Earn 15 continuing
education credits annually related to transport medicine or
neonatal/pediatric critical or emergency care. Demonstrate strong
written and verbal communication
Strong computer skills and typing skills.
Ability to utilize mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones
while in the mobile environment as approved by program.
Ability to document and read while in the mobile environment.
Strong ability to function independently.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Good crisis management skills with ability to negotiate, defuse
stressful situations, and safely improvise as needed.
Possession of personality traits that ensure a high level of
performance in the variable and sometimes unpredictable transport
Demonstrate leadership, flexibility, independence, initiative,
intelligence, inquisitiveness, and ability to solve problems and
exercise good clinical judgment.
Excellent oral and written communication and customer services
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Dependability in regard to attendance of work, team meetings, and
Familiarity with patient care equipment
Current Illinois RCP license
Current PALS certification, or obtained and maintained within 6
months of hire/transfer
Wiliness to obtain RT licenses in other states as directed by
C~NPT (Certified Neonatal Pediatric Transport)certification
preferred must complete within 2 year of hire/transfer Must passes
the FIT test with ability to wear an N~95 mask
Must passes the pre~employment physical and ongoing physical exams
as required by program.
Ability to transport in all modes of transport (ground, rotor and
Ability to wear securement devices in all modes of transport.
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order
to accommodate staffing/dept needs
Take call as directed by the leadership team
Indoor and outdoor environment with possible exposure to
infectious, biological, and chemical agents. Occasionally requires
working in proximity to sources of radiation. Work area includes
riding in enclosed spaces such as ambulances, helicopter, and
planes/jets. Work environment commonly provides exposure to high
noise levels, vibrations, and rough movements.
Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace
to meet needs of patient.
Ability to assist in evacuation of patients/family/crew in the
event of a fire or other disaster in the vehicle or hospital
Frequently requires sitting/standing, and walking for long periods.
Requires bending, crouching, and kneeling. Requires use of hands,
keyboarding, fine motor skills, and frequent lifting of 50 pounds,
occasional moving of heavier weights and frequent pushing/pulling
of 250 pounds.
Must be able to work in small confined spaces and be able to work
in a mobile environment, with on the ground/air.
There is a potential for regular exposure to patient with
infectious disease requiring observance of appropriate
The Interfacility Transport RCP has an intuitive grasp of clinical
situations and demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and experience.
S/he is a recognized resource, leader, and problem solver. S/he
seeks out challenging patients and shares expertise with others.
The Interfacility Transport RCP is an experienced RCP that provides
comprehensive respiratory care to the critically ill/injured
patient (neonatal, pediatric, and/or adult with a pediatric chronic
disease) in th
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