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Transport RT

Company: Children's Mercy Hospital
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children's Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason - our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.

Overview

Children's Mercy Critical Care Transport ensures neonatal and pediatric patients receive the most up to date, cutting edge transport care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our transport team is specifically trained in neonatal and pediatric transport medicine and has been providing support to physicians and healthcare facilities throughout Missouri and Kansas, as well as nationally and internationally, since 1971. Completing nearly 5300 transports annually, our team is a leader in critical care transport. A specialty registered nurse registered respiratory therapist, and emergency medical technician/ paramedic make up the dedicated crew for each transport. Our continued commitment to excellence in transport medicine has earned our team national and international recognition, including the honor of Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Award of Excellence from the Association of Air Medical Services. Our communication center is staffed with certified flight communication specialists ready to assist you at all times. The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS) accredits our program in three modes of transport: ground, rotor wing, and fixed wing. Multiple teams are available 24 hours a day, ready for immediate dispatch.

At Children's Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct patient care through assessment, intervention and stabilization for the critically ill transport patient which promotes safety and optimal patient outcomes.
  • Promotes a positive relationship with referring/accepting healthcare providers; serves as a clinical resource for the education and consultation needs of the healthcare team.
  • Promotes safe, efficient, family-centered care to transport patients.
  • Promotes a continuation of patient care through documentation.
  • Participates in performance improvement and professional development activities.

Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree and 3-5 years experience critical care experience which includes at least one year pediatric and/or neonatal critical care
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist MO
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist KS
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Upon Hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Upon Hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required Upon Hire
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Required Upon Hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Required Upon Hire
  • Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC) or Pediatric Advanced Transport Course (PATC) Required 1 Year

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $28.36, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children's Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children's Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

Keywords: Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City , Transport RT, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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