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Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2023 7:36 PM)
***New-hires are eligible for hiring & relocation bonuses*** - Provides therapeutic interventions including but not limited to: airway management, therapeutic gases and ventilator management, newborn resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation. - Performs diagnostic procedures including but not limited to: sampling of arterial blood, bedside spirometry, spontaneous ventilatory parameters, point of care testing. - Therapeutic modalities and communication approached with reference to age specific needs of the patient, including Doernbecher Children's Hospital Family Centered Care Program. - Demonstrates an understanding of current and all new care modalities and equipment. - Completes all competency testing, required in-services and activities. Takes personal responsibility for maintaining competency for equipment and modalities within the Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of practice. - Seeks assistance in managing workload as needed.  - Recognizes the need for guidance and uses expertise of others when appropriate. - Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and committee process to effect change. - Charts and charges all services provided per policy. Current Adult Day Shift Positions Open: - Full Time: 1 Current Adult Night Shift Positions Open: - Full Time: 5 - Part Time: 1
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Respiratory Care Services
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Requisition ID
2022-15290
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/29/2022 7:59 PM)
Clinic Support - Attend CF clinics as scheduled in the CF centers: - Perform diagnostic procedures, including pulmonary function testing including: spirometry, lung volumes, diffusing capacity, methacholine challenge, pulse oximetry and exercise studies and new tests as trained. - Provide annual comprehensive assessment of CF patient equipment, techniques, and therapy compliance. - Schedule and check in/out patients appropriately for procedures. - Complete reports and billing according to policy. - Documents activities as required by policy, procedure, and standard work. - Responsible for maintaining competency for equipment and modalities within the Diagnostic Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of practice. Care Coordination - Liaise between inpatient and outpatient areas with regards to CF patients. - Coach outpatients on IV antibiotics to encourage proper respiratory therapy techniques at home. - Incorporate research findings into clinical practice, and demonstrate an understanding of current and new respiratory care modalities. - Consult with multidisciplinary team members to meets patients' goals, needs - Provides quality care by assessing and reviewing evaluations and test results; - Determines respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians. - Regularly attend weekly multidisciplinary team meetings related to patient care coordiation. - Perfoms intensive assesments of high patient utilization. - Audit inpatient charts for appropriate orders, delivered therapy and charges. - Follow up with patients' needs after clinic visit and correspondence to private, DME or related provider companies, insurance companies, and government agencies.  Inpatient Support - Perform CF patient rounding with multidisciplinary team members. - Act as resource and consult in regard to respiratory care for patients with CF throughout the hospital. - Coordinate development of standard work related to respiratory care and CF patients. Coordinate discharge planning for respiratory services and equipment: - Consult with multidisciplinary team members. - Attend patient care conferences. - Work with CF patients on a regular basis on airway clearance and inhaled medication treatment reviews. Patient & Healthcare Worker Education - Provide age approptiate education to patients and family members. - Facilitate orientation to CF protocols & policies to new employees. - Serve as an advocate for respiratory care by empowering staff through education and mentoring in clinical skills. - Ensure proper operation of equipment by patient, family and caregivers by following manufacturer recommendations and OHSU policy. - Attend Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis conference per CFF guidelines, if possible, or other appropriate conferences. - Maintains professional knowledge by - attending educational workshops; - reviewing professional publications; - establishing personal networks; - participating in professional societies.
FTE
1.00
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Respiratory Care Services
Position Category
Allied Health
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2022-21331
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/16/2022 1:27 PM)
The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team by providing physical therapy services such as exercise, gait training, patient/family education, hydrotherapy, wound care and various other physical modalities to assist patients in improving strength, endurance, mobility, and flexibility and to decrease pain.  Therapists evaluate each patient referred, establish treatment goals and objectives, and to develop and implement the physical therapy treatment plan. Therapists are expected to supervise therapy interns, assist with other educational research activities conducted by the department or the hospital and meet hospital standards regarding documentation and productivity.
FTE
0.00
Position Type
Relief/Flex/Resource
Department
8A Rehab - Acute Rehabilitation Services
Position Category
Rehabilitative
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2022-21098
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/9/2022 8:20 PM)
Shift Coordinator - Coordinates shift assignments, patient transports between units or procedural areas, provides/coordinate breaks and meal periods for staff. - Determine staffing requirements and workload assignments for respiratory therapists. - Recruits staffing for upcoming short shifts. - Coordinates staffing incentives with leadership; delivery and pickup of supplies and equipment. - Coordinate requests from internal/external customers for Respiratory Care Services, prioritizes response to requests, and assigns appropriate therapists to requests (transports, evals, emergency responses, etc.) Auditor - Reviews patient medical records to ensure Respiratory Care Services were adequately billed, makes corrections if necessary, records data on charting inaccuracies, reports findings to supervisors. - Perform chart audits and charge reconciliations. Adjusts orders to match prescribed therapy, and discontinues unnecessary orders according to policy.  Patient Transport  - Assures safety of patients on ventilators by accompanying patient to/from ICU  and remaining with patient during testing procedure. - May be part of team transporting critically ill infants, children and adults from the hospitals as primary resource to determine the most effective method of respiratory support and by setting up appropriate equipment and administering respiratory care during transport. Charting - Records type of therapy provided, medication, respiratory and heart rate, breath sounds and patients’ coughing ability. - Results of ongoing assessment of patients on ventilators; records the number and type of therapies administered for each patient. Respiratory Therapy   - Administers ventilatory assistance by means of endotracheal tube - Administers aerosolized medications and instructs patient on proper breathing techniques. - Performs therapeutic functions such as chest physiotherapy and tracheobronchial aspirations. - Administers continuous and intermittent aerosol and humidification therapy. - Instructs patients in the use of incentive spirometry devices and alternate breathing maneuvers to assist them in deep breathing. - Administers oxygen therapy. Patient Monitoring/Testing - Performs advanced life support diagnostic procedures such as measuring exhaled carbon dioxide, performing arterial blood gas analysis, and measuring mean airway pressure on patients in intensive care unit. - Provides technical input to aid medical staff in interpreting the results of diagnostic procedures. - Assesses side effects of patients receiving aerosolized medications. - Discontinues therapy when distress noted and contacts health care provider for further orders. - Regularly performs complete assessment of patients on volume or pressure ventilators. - Monitors patients receiving oxygen therapy, consults with physician, recommends improved therapies if side effects observed. - Patient assessment for the purpose of protocol-driven care for bronchodilation and bronchial hygiene. - Determination of optimal mode, dose, frequency and discontinuance of therapy. - Perform bedside pulmonary function studies; perform airway care on natural and artificial airways. Miscellaneous - Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the event of patient cardiac arrest or assisting with procedures already started by maintaining adequate airway and ventilation. - Teaches the theory and application of respiratory therapy procedures and equipment to physicians, nurses, other hospital staff, respiratory care students. - Attends departmental staff meetings and in-services. - Decontaminates or discards all respiratory care equipment and supplies used in treating patients in isolation.
FTE
0.90
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Department
Respiratory Care Services
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2022-20212
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/11/2022 1:36 PM)
- Monitoring/Instrumentation: Polysomnographic Technologists are able to perform PSG, MSLT and MWT recordings on patients ensuring high recording quality with appropriate instrument adjustments and verifications according to laboratory standards. Highly proficient in testing equipment, data acquisition parameters and therapeutic modalities from information obtained from the electronic medical record and laboratory testing orders. Ability to evaluate the clinical presentation associated with sleep and arousal disorders in determining the appropriate protocol to meet patient’s special requirements and determine final testing parameters/procedures. Can perform all calibrations, equipment checks, montage adjustments, and ensure proper function of PSG equipment prior to testing. Documents all encounters accurately within EPIC and other systems according to departmental and OHSU standards. - Electrode Application: High level of proficiency related to electrode placement and application via laboratory standards; measures and accurately applies electrodes in a timely manner, according to the International 10-20 System or laboratory policy. Applies all sensors and monitoring equipment as outlined by AASM guidelines and laboratory policies and procedures. Performs impedance tests and corrects issues with electrode applications prior to starting each study. Able to prepare and start patient studies by a reasonable time according to departmental policies. - Clinical: Strong technical/clinical skills related to creating and modify PSG recording montages to optimize recognized indications, contraindications and potential side effects of treatment modalities. Can perform various types of adult and pediatric procedures for advanced monitoring including but not limited to: parasomnias, seizures, EtCO2, tcpCO2, CPAP, Bilevel, ASV and VAPs. Must possess the ability to monitor and change patients’ position or environment as needed to obtain required sleep/wake data. Strong clinical skills related to pharmacology and understanding the effects medications can present on the polysomnogram. Highly proficient in performing procedures within scope of practice and ordered by physician or nurse practitioner. - Artifact Recognition: Strong technical troubleshooting skills in determining erroneous versus true data collected; assess artifact from physiological signals; differentiate normal variants and artifact from epileptiform or seizure activity; assess oximetry recording for normal and abnormal oxyhemoglobin saturation and differentiate from artifact. Documents, eliminates and/or takes proper measures to monitor various patient and or environmental artifact; devise, document, and execute plan to troubleshoot. - Polysomnographic Record Scoring: Responsible to score at least one (1) of the acquired sleep studies during their shift. Accurately scores pediatric and adult studies during and after data collection, determining sleep/wake stages, as well as scoring clinical events (respiratory, cardiac, limb movements, arousals etc.) within laboratory inter- reliability standards of at least 80%. Accurately scores PSG records in a timely manner per laboratory policies and procedures and meets performance standards. Strong clinical skills with the ability to distinguish sleep disordered breathing as well as clinical recognition of age-specific EEG, EEG arousals and alpha- intrusion to customize the sleep scoring rules to each clinical scenario. Compiles scored data into a report for physician interpretation per laboratory standards. Polysomnographic Data Management includes managing data for all sleep studies, ensures proper transfer of PSG data to server and archive, and maintains patient tracking spreadsheet with the responsibility of no data loss. Responsible to assign priority scoring for PSG records per Laboratory standards. Provides supportive training and oversight for PSG Technician 1 and technician trainees. Able to perform other duties deemed appropriate by Program Administration, Sleep Clinic/Laboratory Mangers and Medical Directors. - Emergent Situations: Ability to differentiate between lethal and non-lethal ECG dysrhythmias. Clinical skills in assessing emergent situations and initiating emergency protocols based on clinical scenario. - Equipment Maintenance: Properly disinfect and sterilize appropriate sensors, probes, transducers and other equipment as outlined in laboratory policies and procedures. Ensure proper inventory of equipment needed to perform PSG. Contacts proper technical support personnel regarding non-functioning equipment as well as assists in arranging for repair or replacement of non-functional equipment. - Supply Maintenance: Responsible for maintaining sleep laboratory supplies by maintaining inventory of stock items and notifying staff of needed repair or replacement. Is responsible for maintaining adequate PSG supplies to perform high-quality data collection.
FTE
0.90
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Department
Sleep Lab
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2021-11478
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/11/2022 1:36 PM)
- Monitoring/Instrumentation: Polysomnographic Technologists are able to perform PSG, MSLT and MWT recordings on patients ensuring high recording quality with appropriate instrument adjustments and verifications according to laboratory standards. Highly proficient in testing equipment, data acquisition parameters and therapeutic modalities from information obtained from the electronic medical record and laboratory testing orders. Ability to evaluate the clinical presentation associated with sleep and arousal disorders in determining the appropriate protocol to meet patient’s special requirements and determine final testing parameters/procedures. Can perform all calibrations, equipment checks, montage adjustments, and ensure proper function of PSG equipment prior to testing. Documents all encounters accurately within EPIC and other systems according to departmental and OHSU standards. - Electrode Application: High level of proficiency related to electrode placement and application via laboratory standards; measures and accurately applies electrodes in a timely manner, according to the International 10-20 System or laboratory policy. Applies all sensors and monitoring equipment as outlined by AASM guidelines and laboratory policies and procedures. Performs impedance tests and corrects issues with electrode applications prior to starting each study. Able to prepare and start patient studies by a reasonable time according to departmental policies. - Clinical: Strong technical/clinical skills related to creating and modify PSG recording montages to optimize recognized indications, contraindications and potential side effects of treatment modalities. Can perform various types of adult and pediatric procedures for advanced monitoring including but not limited to: parasomnias, seizures, EtCO2, tcpCO2, CPAP, Bilevel, ASV and VAPs. Must possess the ability to monitor and change patients’position or environment as needed to obtain required sleep/wake data. Strong clinical skills related to pharmacology and understanding the effects medications can present on the polysomnogram. Highly proficient in performing procedures within scope of practice and ordered by physician or nurse practitioner. - Artifact Recognition: Strong technical troubleshooting skills in determining erroneous versus true data collected; assess artifact from physiological signals; differentiate normal variants and artifact from epileptiform or seizure activity; assess oximetry recording for normal and abnormal oxyhemoglobin saturation and differentiate from artifact. Documents, eliminates and/or takes proper measures to monitor various patient and or environmental artifact; devise, document, and execute plan to troubleshoot. - Polysomnographic Record Scoring: Responsible to score at least one (1) of the acquired sleep studies during their shift. Accurately scores pediatric and adult studies during and after data collection, determining sleep/wake stages, as well as scoring clinical events (respiratory, cardiac, limb movements, arousals etc.) within laboratory inter- reliability standards of at least 80%. Accurately scores PSG records in a timely manner per laboratory policies and procedures and meets performance standards. Strong clinical skills with the ability to distinguish sleep disordered breathing as well as clinical recognition of age-specific EEG, EEG arousals and alpha- intrusion to customize the sleep scoring rules to each clinical scenario. Compiles scored data into a report for physician interpretation per laboratory standards. Polysomnographic Data Management includes managing data for all sleep studies, ensures proper transfer of PSG data to server and archive, and maintains patient tracking spreadsheet with the responsibility of no data loss. Responsible to assign priority scoring for PSG records per Laboratory standards. Provides supportive training and oversight for PSG Technician 1 and technician trainees. Able to perform other duties deemed appropriate by Program Administration, Sleep Clinic/Laboratory Mangers and Medical Directors. - Emergent Situations: Ability to differentiate between lethal and non-lethal ECG dysrhythmias. Clinical skills in assessing emergent situations and initiating emergency protocols based on clinical scenario. - Equipment Maintenance: Properly disinfect and sterilize appropriate sensors, probes, transducers and other equipment as outlined in laboratory policies and procedures. Ensure proper inventory of equipment needed to perform PSG. Contacts proper technical support personnel regarding non-functioning equipment as well as assists in arranging for repair or replacement of non-functional equipment. - Supply Maintenance: Responsible for maintaining sleep laboratory supplies by maintaining inventory of stock items and notifying staff of needed repair or replacement. Is responsible for maintaining adequate PSG supplies to perform high quality data collection.
FTE
0.00
Position Type
Relief/Flex/Resource
Department
OHSU Health Sleep Lab
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2021-13169
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/6/2022 6:23 PM)
- Provides therapeutic interventions including but not limited to: airway management, therapeutic gases and ventilator management, newborn resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation. - Performs diagnostic procedures including but not limited to: sampling of arterial blood, bedside spirometry, spontaneous ventilatory parameters, point of care testing. - Therapeutic modalities and communication approached with reference to age-specific needs of the patient, including Doernbecher Children's Hospital Family Centered Care Program. - Demonstrates an understanding of current and all new care modalities and equipment. - Completes all competency testing, required in-services and activities. Takes personal responsibility for maintaining competency for equipment and modalities within the Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of practice. - Seeks assistance in managing workload as needed.  - Recognizes the need for guidance and uses expertise of others when appropriate. - Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and committee process to effect change. - Charts and charges all services provided per policy.
FTE
0.90
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Department
Respiratory Care Services
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
HR Mission
Healthcare
Requisition ID
2022-20038
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/1/2022 3:20 PM)
***New-hires are eligible for hiring & relocation bonuses*** - Provides therapeutic interventions including but not limited to: airway management, therapeutic gases and ventilator management, newborn resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation. - Performs diagnostic procedures including but not limited to: sampling of arterial blood, bedside spirometry, spontaneous ventilatory parameters, point of care testing. - Therapeutic modalities and communication approached with reference to age specific needs of the patient, including Doernbecher Children's Hospital Family Centered Care Program. - Demonstrates an understanding of current and all new care modalities and equipment. - Completes all competency testing, required in-services and activities. Takes personal responsibility for maintaining competency for equipment and modalities within the Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of practice. - Seeks assistance in managing workload as needed. - Recognizes the need for guidance and uses expertise of others when appropriate. - Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and committee process to effect change. - Charts and charges all services provided per policy. Current Pediatric Positions Open: - Nights - Full Time: 4
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Respiratory Care Services
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Requisition ID
2022-15292