Hawaii Pacific Health Respiratory Therapist - Transport in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children is well recognized as Hawai‘i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 207 beds and 66 bassinets, the nonprofit hospital is Hawai‘i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is also a tertiary care, medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency care, neonatal and pediatric air transport and children’s specialty clinics. With a dedicated team of more than 1,300 employees and 604 physicians, the hospital is home to Kapi‘olani Women’s Center, Kapi‘olani Breast Center and Kapi‘olani Women’s Cancer Center, the state’s only dedicated breast health and gynecological cancer centers. Kapi‘olani offers numerous community programs and services, such as the Kapi‘olani Child Protection Center and Sex Abuse Treatment Center, and through our affiliation with the University of Hawai‘i, we are home to the John A. Burns School of Medicine Pediatrics and OB/GYN residency programs.

The Transport Team provides a full spectrum of health care to patients being moved by fixed wing or ground transport from a referring to an facility within the Kapi‘olani network. Our health care professionals are specially trained to handle a variety of needs, including ventilation and respiratory care, and we strive to be the provider of choice for families and other members of the medical community requiring medical transport services.

As the Transport Respiratory Therapist, you will help to provide professional, compassionate respiratory therapy services by functioning as a member of the transport team and assisting the transport nurse and/or physician to achieve safe patient care during interisland air and ground transport. You will provide cardio-respiratory related services and serve as a technical resource on all aspects of respiratory care. We are looking for someone highly committed, with strong patient care skills, the ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 12 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 0.900000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i State Respiratory Therapist License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. Certified Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist (NPS) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) CPR cards. Successful completion of KMCWC Transport orientation program. Three (3) years respiratory care including two years Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or related field. Preferred Experience: Transport experience.


Position Respiratory Therapist - Transport

Category Respiratory Care

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 9445