ECLS Respiratory Coordinator-Austin

Position: ECLS Respiratory Coordinator-Austin

Job ID: 401499

Location: US-TX-Austin


Talent Area: Respiratory

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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We’re hunting for an ECLS Coordinator, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. In this position, you will demonstrate clinical expertise in the educational and data collection/research aspects of ECMO for the pediatric and 
neonatal patient. The ECMO Coordinator works interdependently with the multi-disciplinary team. Scope of practice will include primary educator, data collector, and bedside practitioner. The ECMO Coordinator is dedicated in furthering the education of ECLS specialists, nursing, and respiratory care to better assist the groups with caring for pediatric and neonatal patient populations.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


•    Serves as an advanced clinical practitioner.
•    Collaborates with the health care team to help plan, implement, and evaluate treatment approaches using clinical knowledge, sound judgement and problem-solving.
•    Acts as a clinical resource to staff and other members of the health care team as an ECLS Primer.
•    Responds to staff and other healthcare team members regarding clinical issues in expertise. This may require availability by pager or phone when out of unit.
•    Maintains clinical skills by providing direct patient care and related activities.
•    Serves as an educational resource in expertise for other health care professionals.
•    Serves as a data collector.


•    Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption. 
•    Required bachelor's degree nursing or respiratory care
•    Required Licenses/Certifications:
o    RN - Lic-Registered Nurses Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact
o    RCP - Lic- Respiratory Care - RCP Texas Medical Board
•    Required 3 years ECMO experience, including 3 years of pediatric critical care experience.
•    Preferred coordinator, supervisor, or management experience 

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