Respiratory Care Intern (Mpls/St. Paul)
St. Paul, MN 
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Respiratory Care Intern (Mpls/St. Paul) - (19027191)
Employee Status Regular
FTE To Be Determined
Shift Day/Evening/Night
Shift Length Variable
Weekend Coverage Per unit need
Description
About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit .
Advance your career by becoming a Respiratory Care Intern at Children's Minnesota, one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems. By applying for this opening, your application will be reviewed for all Respiratory Care Intern openings based upon your qualifications and your disclosed work preferences. You will be contacted if your experience and preferences match at least one of our current openings. This job posting is re-created every six months from Job Posting Date (bottom of job posting). Please read further for more information about this role.

Department Overview

The Respiratory Care discipline at Children's is generating a new perspective with cutting edge clinical and diagnostic services including the development of clinical treatment protocols for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Respiratory care is provided in a collaborative environment where the clinical and technical expertise of the Respiratory Care staff is valued by nursing and physician professionals. Respiratory Care staff are encouraged to participate in clinical and operational processes, education of peers and patients, and research activities. Respiratory Care plays a vital role in Children's national recognition for patient safety and family-centered care, and the new Respiratory leadership is dedicated to the professional growth and development of each of its team members.


Position Summary

Performs all Respiratory Care procedures involving non-invasively ventilated patients in medical/surgical patient care units under the direct supervision of an Respiratory Therapist or Physician. This includes and is not limited to: patient assessments, therapy, non-invasive mechanical ventilation, and monitoring emergency procedures according to department and hospital policies and procedures.
Qualifications

Student in good standing, enrolled in an AMA and NBRC approved Associate in Applied Science Degree Respiratory Care Program. Successfully completed the first year of a Respiratory Care didactic and clinical education. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Physical Demands


All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Job Posting Sep 11, 2019, 4:50:39 PM
Job Other Patient Care Related
Primary Location USA-Minnesota

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Additionally, we are a drug-free workplace and require all candidates to pass a drug test before beginning employment as well as participate in E-Verify.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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