Posted 6 months ago

Clinical Communication Specialist - Lifeline RRT

Requisition Number: 222769

Description

The Clinical Communications Specialist - Lifeline Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is a member of the LifeLine team who works with the Communications Center to help triage patients to the correct level of medical transport care, communicates with ground and flight crews, provides flight/ground following and communications, assists with quality improvement measures, coordinates daily resources and assists with a variety of short and long-term projects. The Clinical Communications Specialist works collaboratively with other team members to deliver the safest and highest quality patient and family centered care possible during the patient transportation process. The Clinical Communications Specialist works within the standards of all governing and regulatory bodies for medical transportation, the aviation vendor operations manual and all Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires current RRT licensure in Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Requires Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).
  • Requires Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP).
  • Requires Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS).
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 to be obtained with initial probationary period.
  • A.S. degree from a CAAHEP / CoArc accredited Respiratory Care Program if hired after 2006.
  • Requires the National Association of Air Communication Specialist (NAACS) Certified Flight Communicator (CFC) certification or equivalent training within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
  • Requires successful completion of a Communications Center orientation program upon hire.
  • Critical Care Transport experience is strongly encouraged.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of neonatal-pediatric Critical Care experience, five (5) years preferred.
  • Communications Center experience preferred.
  • Requires excellent communication skills.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of communications equipment and technology; and knowledge of transportation responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
  • Requires the ability to make independent, clinically and operationally competent decisions in a challenging work environment.
  • Requires the ability to work in a sometimes; loud, distracting, and stressful environment.
  • Requires the ability to maintain professional and friendly communication with customers, peers, and leadership at all times.
  • Requires the ability to demonstrate scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the department to cover sick call offs, vacation / PTO, open position vacancies and other needs.
  • Requires the ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
  • Requires the ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and the LifeLine Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
  • Must be computer literate and able to learn new programs including e-mail and text messaging.
  • Determines own learning needs and seeks those skills to develop.
  • Must be capable of hearing, understanding, and speaking clearly for others to understand; face to face, via telephone, and via radio.
  • Develops and maintains flexibility with changes to the department requirements, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Lifeline - Communications 107689

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Rotating

Posted 6 months ago

Clinical Communication Specialist - Lifeline RRT

Description

The Clinical Communications Specialist - Lifeline Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is a member of the LifeLine team who works with the Communications Center to help triage patients to the correct level of medical transport care, communicates with ground and flight crews, provides flight/ground following and communications, assists with quality improvement measures, coordinates daily resources and assists with a variety of short and long-term projects. The Clinical Communications Specialist works collaboratively with other team members to deliver the safest and highest quality patient and family centered care possible during the patient transportation process. The Clinical Communications Specialist works within the standards of all governing and regulatory bodies for medical transportation, the aviation vendor operations manual and all Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires current RRT licensure in Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Requires Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).
  • Requires Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP).
  • Requires Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS).
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 to be obtained with initial probationary period.
  • A.S. degree from a CAAHEP / CoArc accredited Respiratory Care Program if hired after 2006.
  • Requires the National Association of Air Communication Specialist (NAACS) Certified Flight Communicator (CFC) certification or equivalent training within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
  • Requires successful completion of a Communications Center orientation program upon hire.
  • Critical Care Transport experience is strongly encouraged.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of neonatal-pediatric Critical Care experience, five (5) years preferred.
  • Communications Center experience preferred.
  • Requires excellent communication skills.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of communications equipment and technology; and knowledge of transportation responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
  • Requires the ability to make independent, clinically and operationally competent decisions in a challenging work environment.
  • Requires the ability to work in a sometimes; loud, distracting, and stressful environment.
  • Requires the ability to maintain professional and friendly communication with customers, peers, and leadership at all times.
  • Requires the ability to demonstrate scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the department to cover sick call offs, vacation / PTO, open position vacancies and other needs.
  • Requires the ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
  • Requires the ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and the LifeLine Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
  • Must be computer literate and able to learn new programs including e-mail and text messaging.
  • Determines own learning needs and seeks those skills to develop.
  • Must be capable of hearing, understanding, and speaking clearly for others to understand; face to face, via telephone, and via radio.
  • Develops and maintains flexibility with changes to the department requirements, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Lifeline - Communications 107689

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Rotating