In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, HSHS continues to add to our staffing float pool to ensure we are prepared and ready to treat a potential surge in patients with COVID-19. As a member of the Staffing Float Pool Team, you will provide ad hoc assistance in a clinical capacity as needed at your designated HSHS facility. We’re looking for the following temporary – per diem/PRN positions: RNs and CNAs

Diagnosis

 
  • Obtain sputum samples

  • Perform Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) to determine lung function/impairment

  • Study disorders of people with disruptive sleep patterns like Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Treatment

 
  • Utilizing various types of highly sophisticated equipment to administer oxygen or to assist with breathing

  • Employing mechanical ventilation in treating patients who cannot breathe adequately on their own

  • Monitoring and managing therapy that will help a patient recover lung function

  • Administering medications in aerosol form to help alleviate breathing problems and to help prevent respiratory infections

  • Maintaining a patient’s artificial airway, one that may be in place to help the patient who can’t breathe through normal means

  • Educating the patient about their disease process and treatments their physician has prescribed