Company: Firelands Regional Medical Center
Location: Sandusky, OH 44870

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FIRELANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION


TITLE:
Limited Permit Holder Graduate DATE: March, 2018


DEPARTMENT:
Respiratory Services


REPORTS TO:
Director, Cardiac & Pulmonary Services


FLSA CLASSIFICATION:
Hourly


JOB CODE:
7360.1925 WS: T7

GENERAL SUMMARY AND SCOPE

Under the supervision of the Director of Cardiac & Pulmonary Services or other Licensed Respiratory Care Professional, and in strict accordance with Ohio law and the rules and regulations of the Ohio Respiratory Care Board, the Limited Permit Holder performs respiratory care as determined by the Director and approved by the accredited training facility.

ACE OF HEARTS PLEDGE

The employee will demonstrate the ACE of Hearts Pledge, which involves being an accountable and collaborative team member; treating patients, families, and co-workers with dignity and respect; and ensuring that empathy and compassion are the basis for interactions with all those served.

ESSENTIAL TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition to those duties specified under Section 4761 of The Ohio Revised Code as administered by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board and approved by the Medical Director of Respiratory Services for Firelands Regional Medical Center:

Performs only those respiratory care procedures authorized by the training institution and only with the approval of the Director, Cardiac & Pulmonary Services.

Maintains ongoing communication between respiratory care professionals, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to foster continuity of care.

Assures communication between shifts.

Participates in physician and therapist rounds regarding patient care issues and clinical practice.

Meets with the Director of Cardiac & Pulmonary Services or other Licensed Respiratory Care Professional at mid-shift to discuss patient progress and concur with recommended adjustments to treatment regimen.

OTHER TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in department performance improvement activities as assigned and attends required training.

Demonstrates service excellence and ACE.

Performs other duties, as assigned. Page 2 of 4

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ohio limited permit holder with an Associates Degree in Respiratory Care Technology.

BLS certified.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to establish a friendly and cooperative relationship with physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Analytical ability to evaluate patient care technique, service, and equipment.

Punctual attendance at assigned work location is required.

Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain an accident free work place, including ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of Medical Center emergency codes.

Ability to comply with OSHA regulations and CDC standard and transmission-based precaution recommendations and to utilize proper personal protective equipment. Ability to comply with provisions of applicable S.D.S. forms.

Successful completion of a ninety (90) day probationary period.

CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

The team member understands expectations and acts to assure full compliance with all Medical Center policies and procedures as well as all federal, state, and local regulations. This requirement includes reporting as directed by policy non-compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations.

HIPAA/CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT

All workforce members are required to understand and adhere to the standards and policies of Firelands Regional Medical Center which relate to the use and disclosure and the security of personal health information (PHI). All workforce members will participate in relevant training and will seek guidance and support when necessary to address HIPAA-related issues and resolve questions about the standards and policies. This requirement includes performance to assure the highest standards of confidentiality for employee and patient records and sensitive work-related information. The team member understands the principles of confidentiality associated with Medical Center employee and patient records and performs within the highest standards of care to ensure these records remain confidential at all times. Approved by:

Director, Cardiac & Pulmonary Services

Date

Approved by:

Vice President, Human Resources

Date

Reviewed by:

Employee


Date

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)