Children's Hospital of Richmond - Brook Road Campus

Respiratory Therapist 2 (52081102)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 8/21/2019

Respiratory Therapist 2

Full time 6: Evening/Night

VCU Health System - Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Brook Road Campus, Respiratory Care Services is seeking a full time Respiratory Therapist 2 to provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for pediatric population in accordance with discipline training, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and hospital standards and protocols. Serves as a respiratory care resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students. May function as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor.ResponsibilitiesNon-ordered ventilator parameters, i.e., peak flow, flow trajectory. Suctioning patients as required; selection of appropriate ventilators for patients; consulting with physicians and nurses regarding the appropriateness of the patient care plan; modifying staff assignments while an acting supervisor; call-in additional staff, when appropriate while an acting supervisor; and maintaining work areas in a clean and well stocked manner.Approves overtime, work schedule changes and use of benefit time when functioning as acting supervisor.Renting additional equipment as needed. QualificationsRequiredGraduate from an accredited Advanced Practitioner Respiratory Care ProgramLicensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Care PractitionerNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred; Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and AHA-CPR required for Respiratory Therapists practicing in a Pediatric and/or Neonatal settingMinimum of one (1) year experience functioning as a Respiratory Therapist Preferred Two (2) years of work experience as a Respiratory Therapist Previous affiliation or work experience in a pediatric long term care 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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