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Respiratory Care Intern - PRN

at El Paso Children's Hospital

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: PRN
Job Reference #: 1918
Categories: Summer Jobs

Job Description

Tracking Code
1918-029
Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the specified shift Respiratory Care Supervisor, Administrative and Medical Director is responsible for the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the pulmonary system. The Respiratory Care Student (RCS) is responsible for providing Respiratory Care to non-critical patients in the hospital. Training and services provided by this position are appropriate to patients of all age groups. Applies clinical respiratory judgment to implement a clinical respiratory program and maintains standards for professional respiratory practice in the clinical setting. The RCS communicates necessary information and makes needed recommendations to the physician and nurses as appropriate.

Required Skills
  1. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of routine procedures with critical thinking skills for both adults, pediatric, and neonatal patients.
  2. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
  3. Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills.
  4. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.
  5. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


Required Experience

Enrolled for credit in the clinical portion of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program

Current CPR Certification

Job Location
El Paso, Texas, United States
Position Type
PRN