Respiratory Therapist- Registered

Norfolk, VA
May 16, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Leigh Hospital, Respiratory Care, has an opening for a Respiratory Therapist to work full time 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 Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250 bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological 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

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

Preferred: Clinical Respiratory Care - 1 year

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

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

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Mathematics, Troubleshooting

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

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