Skills Checklist

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a travel nursing position with Med Travelers! Before we can offer you a nursing employment opportunity, an electronic skills assessment must be completed. From the nursing skills checklist below, please locate the list that matches your specialty and complete the online form. Be sure to review your information thoroughly before clicking the submit button. Thank you!


Respiratory Therapist/Pulmonary Function Technologist Skills Checklist

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1. No theory and/or experience
2. Limited experience/need supervision and/or support
3. Experienced/minimal support needed to perform
4. Proficient/can perform independently
 
WORK SETTING
1 2 3 4
 
Acute Care
 
Adult
 
Skilled/Subacute
 
Home Health
 
Emergency Department
 
Transports
 
Critical Care
 
NICU
 
Pediatrics
 
PICU
 
LII Nursery
 
LIII Nursery
 
Pulmonary Rehab
 
Sleep Lab
 
THERAPEUTICS AND PROCEDURES
1 2 3 4
 
Transcutaneous Monitoring
 
Tracheostomy Care
 
External CPAP
 
Croup Tent Set Up/Troubleshoot
 
Infant Hood Set Up
 
Analyze Oxygen
 
Bronchopulmonary Hygiene (Acapella, Percussion, etc.)
 
Hyperinflation Therapy (Incentive Spirometer, IPV, etc)
 
Airway Management Devices and Suctioning
 
Bronchial Alveolar Lavage (BAL)/Mini BAL
 
Intubate Adult Patient
 
Assist with Intubation
 
Extubation
 
Monitor Cuff Pressure-Airway Management Devices
 
High Flow Nasal Cannula
 
Comfort Flow
 
ARTERIAL BLOOD GASES
1 2 3 4
 
Insert Arterial Line
 
Allen Test
 
Draw from Radial Artery
 
Draw from Brachial Artery
 
PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS
1 2 3 4
 
Calibrate and Monitor Equipment for PFTs
 
Lung Volume by Helium Dilution
 
Lung Volume by Nitrogen Washout
 
Lung Volume by Plethysmograph
 
VENTILATOR SET UP AND CARE
1 2 3 4
 
Assist Control
 
CPAP/Pressure Support
 
Weaning
 
Non-Invasive Ventilation
 
Bilevel Ventilatory Assistance
 
High Frequency Oscillator
 
IMV/SIMV
 
Bivent
 
Trouble Shooting Alarms
 
MEDICATIONS
1 2 3 4
 
Albuterol/Proventil/Ventolin
 
Inhaled Flolan
 
Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst)
 
Racemic Epinephrine
 
Inhaled Steroids
 
Inhaled Nitric Oxide
 
Lidocaine
 
Performist
 
Brovana
 
Respimat MDI
 
Pentamadine
 
Patient Education About Medications
 
VENTILATOR TYPES
1 2 3 4
 
Respironics
 
Hamilton
 
Servo
 
Drager Infant
 
Puritan Bennett
 
Other-Specify
 
Other-Specify
 
Other-Specify
 
NEONATAL/PEDIATRICS
 
EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES
1 2 3 4
 
Assist in High Risk Delivery
 
Capillary Blood Gases
 
ECMO
 
O2 to Tent
 
Umbilical Blood Gases
 
OXYGEN THERAPY DELIVERY
1 2 3 4
 
Bag and Mask
 
Nasal Cannula/Oxyhood/Tent
 
Trach Collar
 
Vapotherm
 
VENTILATOR
1 2 3 4
 
CPAP/Nasal CPAP/BIPAP
 
High Frequency/Jet Ventilator
 
Oscillating Ventilator
 
IMV/SIMV
 
Pressure/Volume Ventilator
 
End Tidal CO2 Monitoring
 
Apnea Monitor
 
Bubble CPAP
 
Bivent
 
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1 2 3 4
 
Computerized Charting
 
National Patient Safety Goals
 
Universal Protocol Procedures/Core Measures
 
Isolation Precautions
 
Infection Prevention
 
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
 
 
EMR Conversion
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES/REGISTRATIONS
 
BLS
 
ACLS
 
PALS
 
NRP
 
CRTT
 
RRT
 
CPFT
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Respiratory Therapist/Pulmonary Function Technologist Skills Checklist, version 5

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