RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - REGIST

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2018
Closes
Jun 01, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital has an opening for a Respiratory Therapist. This is a full time position (36 hr/week) and will work night shift.

Respiratory Therapist's Inpatient services include medication administration, medical gas administration, diagnostic and therapeutic services, and mechanical ventilation. Assess modalities of Respiratory Therapy and consult with Physician for adverse reaction. Provides floor treatment, emergency room, ICU and surgical respiratory services

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards.

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The Registered Respiratory Therapist builds upon the overall pulmonary management in identifying and implementing physician directed respiratory care interventions for an individual or a group of patients. Works cooperatively with nursing and other health care team members for professional respiratory care practice for all patients ranging in ages from neonates to adults in all clinical and ambulatory settings. Responsible for the appropriate age specific assessment and treatment of patients. May have access to, or oversight of Protected Health Information (PHI) in the course of carrying out position duties.

Education Level
Associate's Level Degree - RESPIRATORY THERAPY OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Clinical Respiratory Care - 1 year

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Reg Resp Ther, Respiratory Therapist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Mathematics, Troubleshooting

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Associates or Bachelor's degree required. Non degreed applicants with RRT credentials prior to January 1, 2006 will also be considered.

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