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Respiratory Therapist
Req. #: 54594
Department: Respiratory Therapy-CHoR
Location: 2924 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220
Schedule: PRN
Shift: 7: Rotating
Hours:
Job Details:

VCU Health System-Children's Hospital of Richmond(CHoR) at VCU, Brook Road Campus, Respiratory Therapy is seeking a hourly Respiratory Therapist to provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonates, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients. To serve as a respiratory care resource for hospital staff and students.

 

Responsibilities

Cardiopulmonary 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 and work on weekends and holidays.

 

Qualifications

 

Required

Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the eligibility requirements for the National Board for Respiratory Care (or its predecessor organizations)

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

Current certification or registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)* or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). *On or after 1/1/2015, new hires must be current RRT.

Current CPR certification as required by practice setting

Current NRP certification if job responsibilities include labor and delivery assistance

New graduate to two (2) years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist

 

Preferred

Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program

One (1) year of experience functioning as a Respiratory Therapist

Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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