VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Respiratory Therapist 2 (41767179)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 5/21/2018

Respiratory Therapist 2

Full time Pediatric focus - Multiple positions available! 6: Evening/Night Successful completion/graduate of a program required by job

VCU Health System's Respiratory Care Services is seeking a full time Respiratory Therapist 2 to provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced Respiratory Therapist for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations in accordance with discipline training, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and hospital standards and protocols. To serve as a respiratory care resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students. If applicable, functions as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor. This position will primarily focus on pediatrics. ResponsibilitiesCardiopulmonary assessment and monitoring, including during emergency response, airway care, selecting appropriate ventilators and non-­ordered ventilator parameters, consulting with physicians and interdisciplinary team members regarding the appropriateness of the patient care plan, and maintaining work areas in a clean and well stocked manner.Perform shift team leader role in the supervisor's absence, if applicable.Depending on work assignment, may be required to rotate shifts, work on weekends and holidays, and take on-call. Qualifications RequiredEducation, training and/or experience that has satisfied the eligibility requirements for the National Board for Respiratory Care (or its predecessor organizations)Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Care PractitionerCurrent certification or registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)* or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)*Current CPR certification as required by practice setting Current NRP certification as required by practice settingOne (1) year of work experience as a Respiratory Therapist *On or after 1/1/2015, new hires must be current RRT.PreferredPediatric experienceBachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from a Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited programCurrent related credentials from the NBRC or National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB)Current ACLS and/or PALSTwo (2) years of work experience as a Respiratory TherapistPrevious affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting

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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Respiratory Therapist
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