VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Respiratory Therapist 1 (45425440)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 5/20/2018

Respiratory Therapist 1

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 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. 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.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

Additional Requirments / Information

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