Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) Education Specialist, Day Shift, Acute Care +NICU - $15000 Sign

Rockville, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 25, 2022
Education, Healthcare
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Respiratory Therapy Education Specialist for our NICU Department who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a NICU Respiratory Therapy Education Specialist you will:
• Provide direct supervision in the NICU for Respiratory services
• Be competent on all new respiratory research, data, and metrics standards.
• Need to be an active member of AHC respiratory shared governance team
• Ensure all RTs are competent with NICU equipment and able to work independently in the NICU, including neonatal transport.
• Serve as a liaison between the RT department, Nursing Leadership and the Medical director of the NICU
• Attend and contribute to NICU multidisciplinary meetings as scheduled.
• Serve as a mentor to RT III preceptors.
• Ensure that all patient safety initiatives are being adhered to in the NICU.
• Ensure staff is competent on all modalities of respiratory therapies (Adult)
• Provide orientation/onboarding to new employees as well as ensuring on-call staff assignments are met. At times will serve as a Lead Therapist when education demands are met or on peak demand status.
• Support AHC nursing units with respiratory skills and hospital orientation when needed.

Qualifications include:
• Graduate of AMA approved respiratory program; Associates Degree required; Bachelor's preferred
• Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner (NBRC) license required
• Active Maryland State RRT license required
• Minimum 3 years of Level III NICU experience.
• Adult Critical Care experience a plus.
• Minimum 2 yrs supervisory/management experience required
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
• Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required
• Must be willing to take PALS and ACLS if not already certified
*NPS or ACCS advanced certification is preferred or willing to attain within 1 year of hire.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Day Shift- 36 hours/week + rotation monthly call as needed.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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