RESPIRATORY EXTERN

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • 3200 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston West Virginia 25304 United States
  • Posted: Apr 25, 2019
Part-time Allied Health

Job Description

  • Basic Description
    • Perform basic respiratory care procedures in general care areas under supervision of a Licensed Respiratory Therapist.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
    • Level of Experience
      • 1 year with a minimum of 35 semester hours in an accredited respiratory care program and successfully completed clinical competencies
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Student Permit-WV Board of Respiratory Care
      • Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
      • Basic PC Skills
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Customer Service
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Keyboarding
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Child
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Squatting
      • Crouching/Stooping
      • Hand Coordination
      • Kneeling
      • Twisting Upper Body
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 1 hr
      • Standing - 7 hr
      • Walking - 4 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Seldom
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Seldom
      • Over 75 lbs - Seldom
    • Pushing
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Often
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Seldom
      • Over 75 lbs - Seldom
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Often
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Often
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Often
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Seldom
      • Over 75 lbs - Seldom