Clinical Educator Respiratory

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

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LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Job Description
Clinical Educator Respiratory

General Summary:
The Respiratory Care Clinical Educator is a Licensed Respiratory Therapist who influences professional role competence and professional growth of learners in a variety of settings. The Clinical Educator supports lifelong learners in an inter-professional environment that facilitates continuous development and learning for the healthcare team.

Essential Job Functions:

Develops knowledge and competency in pediatric respiratory care and professional development practices.

Evaluates personal practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, and relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.

Implements strategies for seamless transitions to practice and between practice settings.

Manages and oversees both formal and informal education processes and programs

Assesses clinical skills of staff and provides learning opportunities to advance clinical competencies and decision-making skills of staff and documents competencies.

Uses the best available evidence to guide practice decisions.

Facilitates professional role development.

Actively works to assist in transformation processes at the unit/area level, utilizing project management and improvement processes.

Other job functions as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Minimum three years of clinical experience in specialty area, preferred.

Graduate of a Center on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited associates, bachelors, or master's program in respiratory care.

Bachelor of Science degree required.

Current licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Illinois upon start date.

Emergency licensures through State of Illinois accepted; however, employee must obtain official licensure by emergency licensure expiration date.

Active CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist) Credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC.) New employees will have three months upon hire to obtain RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) credential.

Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification required from the American Heart Association, within 12 months of hire.

CPR instructor, within 6 months of hire.

Resuscitation requirements as appropriate to specialty area.

EducationBachelor's Degree (Required)

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 11274816

Posted On: Sep 12, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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