Experienced RN or RRT - Registered Nurse or Respir

at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Experienced RN or RRT - Registered Nurse or Respiratory Therapist - Pediatric ECMO Coordinator - Part time - Nights

Department:Pediatric ECMO

Job Description:
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Location: Oklahoma Children's Hospital
Schedule Available: Part Time, 1 shift/week. (12 hours)

General Description: Under limited general administrative direction, and in collaboration with physicians, perfusionist, advanced practice providers, nursing staff, patients, and families, provides expert care for the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) population.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Advises and counsels patient and patient's families placed on ECMO treatment.
Obtains required consent forms and ensures completion and compliance of policies and procedures.
Responsible for providing patient's family education materials to ensure information is current and consistent with recent evidence.
Assists with staff scheduling to ensure there is ECMO service coverage in collaboration with leadership.
Responsible for quality monitoring for patients receiving ECMO therapy.
Assists with developing curriculum for training of ECMO specialist, delivering the training, and evaluating the competency on an ongoing basis.
Responsible for maintaining inventory control and work with leadership to ensure adequate supplies are readily available.
Monitors ECMO pump hours and reviews other information as established for the service.
Must maintain knowledge of all regulatory standards from multiple regulatory bodies and incorporate them into process and procedures for the ECMO program.
Collaborates with other providers in the quality monitoring and research activities related to ECMO.
Performs other duties as assigned, not limited to ECMO specific tasks.

General Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an approved school of nursing or Graduate of a Respiratory program approved by the American Medical Association.

Experience: 2 or more years of experience as a RN or RT with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) experience required. 4 or more years of experience as an RN or RT with ECMO experience preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current RN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact RN License (eNLC) OR Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) required within 6 months of hire. PALS (American Heart Association) required within 6 months of hire if working with pediatric patients.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system, age of the patient and the ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patient's needs.
Ability to work under stress.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff.
Must be able to prioritize and manage several tasks at one time.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office tools.

Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, s exual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 3111184

Posted On: Jun 18, 2024

Updated On: Jul 18, 2024

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