Respiratory Therapist- Registered

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 07, 2018
Closes
Jun 13, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital has an opening for a Respiratory Therapist to work full time (36 hr/week) 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 Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.

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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.

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

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

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