Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin! We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist, Senior to: - Join our critical care transport team and Childrens Hospital Emergency Transport Ambulance (CHETA) to care for a seriously ill baby or child requiring transportation to more specialized care. - Use skills in emergency medical care and CHETAs life-sustaining equipment, to can transport children ranging from neonates to teenagers. - work in close collaboration with the pediatric transport nurse and medical control physician to provide care. - Be able to work in the NICU, PICU, ED or will be assigned other duties within the hospital when not on a transport and will receive assignments that allow for immediate release to respond to an assigned transport. - Assist in writing or revising transport policies and procedures, education, and competencies. Education: Minimum - Graduate of a COARC accredited School for Respiratory Therapy. Work Experience: Minimum - Three (3) years of experience as a staff therapist including work with neonatal and/ or pediatric critical care patients. Preferred - Experience working in the patient transport environment. Licenses and Certifications: Minimum – - Licensed as an RCP in the State of Wisconsin. - RRT Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care or within six (6) months of hire. - Current American Heart Association BLS and PALS certification. - NRP certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of being hired. Preferred – - Perinatal Pediatric Respiratory Care Practitioner. - EMT or previous transport experience. - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course Completion. - Member of the AARC and Transport Specialty Section Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: - Ability to provide complete critical care in the absence of a physician. - Clinical expertise in patient assessment and monitoring. - Clinical expertise in interpretation of blood gases and lab values. - Clinical expertise in mechanical ventilation and administration of nitric oxide. - Critical thinking skills – ability to quickly and correctly assess the situation and provide appropriate care based on the situation. - Communicate effectively and professionally with team members, UW Health medical staff, community facility staff and patient and their families. - Ability to acquire and maintain advanced skills such as proficiency in performing basic airway management, intubation, laryngeal mask airway placement and needle thoracostomy. - Ability to be flexible with work schedules Physical Requirements: Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds. W ork Schedule: - 90% FTE (36 hours per week), includes benefits. - 12-hour shifts. - Rotating Day/Evening/Night. - Some weekends and holidays are required. American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond. Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.