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ECLS Specialist RRT - Austin Campus

Austin, TX, US
    Position: ECLS Specialist RRT - Austin Campus
    Talent Area: Respiratory
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Shift: 7AM to 7PM and 7PM to 7AM
    Job ID: 406438

We are searching for an ECMO / ECLS (Extracorporeal Life Support) Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support in an age-appropriate manner for patients ranging from neonates to adults.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

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.
RCP from the state of Texas
CRT-NPS preferred
Registered Respiratory Therapist
2 years’ experience in neonatal or pediatric critical care experience require
Perform direct patient care by implementing, operating, and managing the ECMO/VAD system
Set up a support system according to case preferences and age appropriateness and complete the pre-pump checklist before the start of ECMO, 100% of the time
Ensure that pump team supplies, and equipment are readily available at all times
Perform accurately, the QC of all analyzers daily, as outlined by policy and procedures
Complete Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) for all analyzers (Medtronic ACT Plus)
Provide clinical instruction and in-services on ECMO and related topics to other team members
Documents all patient care related activities according to policy and/or guidelines in a legible manner or via the electronic documentation system

About Texas Children’s

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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