VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Respiratory Therapist 1 (43250627)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 1/18/2018

Respiratory Therapist 1

Full time 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 1 to provide safe and effective respiratory care as a 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 educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students. 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.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 Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Current CPR certification as required by practice setting Current NRP certification as required by practice settingNew graduate to two (2) years of work experience as a Respiratory TherapistPreferredBachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited programCurrent related credentials from the NBRC or National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB)Current ACLS and/or PALSOne (1) year of work experience functioning 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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