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ECMO Specialist PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) ECMO Specialist PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Chippenham Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsChippenham Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) ECMO Specialist PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsJOB SUMMARY: Provides care to patients in cardiac or respiratory failure receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Includes monitoring and maintaining ECMO patients and rapid response for ECMO cannulation. Responsible for all aspects of monitoring and troubleshooting the ECMO circuit and related equipment during the treatment period.SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Maintains CPR certificate and license requirements.2. Maintains NBRC credentials for Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist3. Fulfills staff meeting, in-service, competency and on-going education requirements.4. Monitors, operates, and adjusts ECMO circuits and associated components to maintain patient-specific parameters.5. Continually assesses and evaluates ECMO circuit and notifies the physician of concerns/complications.6. Competent in troubleshooting skills within circuit.7. Confidently differentiate physiology for VV and VA ECMO indications.8. Assists in staff training and competencies.9. Adheres to established hospital policies and procedures related to ECMO management.10. Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary team for the safe management of the ECMO circuit.11. Maintains scheduled pre- and post-oxygenator gases and other necessary laboratory monitoring.12. Completes required shift documentation regarding patient progress.13. Assumes responsibility for necessary bi-annual competencies, trainings, and education per ELSO guidelines.14. Works in conjunction with the bedside nurse to ensure that the patient on ECMO has adequate perfusion, corrects for proper acid/base balance and hemodynamic stability within ordered parameters, and maintains other parameters as ordered by the ECMO service. 15. Assists the ECMO Medical Director and department management in the collection/review of quality improvement initiatives, using internal and external data to benchmark with the goal of establishing best practice.
    What you will do in this role:


    • Perform and document patient assessment, including breath sounds, airway patency, and cuff pressure.
    • Conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need, and response to, respiratory therapy.
    • Administer respiratory care therapies, including oxygen delivery, aerosol medication delivery, and chest physiotherapy.
    • Respond to emergent patient situations and ensures airway integrity and adequate ventilation during resuscitation.
    • Cite indications, contraindications, risks, and benefits for venoarterial and venovenous ECMO support.
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      What qualifications you will need:EDUCATION: Required: High School Graduate and Graduate Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Preferred: High School Graduate and Graduate Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)EXPERIENCE: Required: Three years critical care experience. Preferred: Previous ECMO Specialist training and experience.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Required: Virginia Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner Maintain NBRC credentials for Certified or Registered Respiratory TherapistAmerican Heart Association OR American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association OR American Red Cross Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Preferred: Registry-eligible Respiratory Therapist Registered Respiratory Therapist NBRC Adult Critical Care Specialist
      This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).CJW Medical Center is comprised of Chippenham Hospital and Johnston-Willis Hospital. We have served the greater Richmond Virginia area for over 100 years. Our campuses offer services in orthopedics, joint care, behavioral health, cancer care, and neurology. We have been recognized as a top performer on Key Quality Measures. Our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

      HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

      HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our ECMO Specialist PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Richmond , ECMO Specialist PRN, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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