Respiratory Therapist- Registered

Norfolk, VA
May 23, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Part Time
Job Description: Sentara Life Care Norfolk has an opening for a Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT). This position is part time, rotating shift.

At Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care

Sentara Life Care opened Sentara Nursing Center - Norfolk in 1987. The facility is licensed for 197 Medicare/Medicaid certified beds, and specializes in complex respiratory care services and short-term rehabilitation. The facility is located on a campus that also includes a 96-bed assisted living community and is located less than one mile from Sentara Leigh Hospital.

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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