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Respiratory Therapist 2
Req. #: 54912
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Location: 1755 N. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA 23970
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 3: Nights
Hours:
Job Details: VCU Community Memorial Hospital's Respiratory Therapy Care Services is seeking a full time Respiratory Therapist 2 to provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. To serve as acting supervisor (team leader) in the absence of a shift supervisor and to serve as a respiratory care resource for hospital staff and students.

 

Responsibilities

Non-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.

Every other weekend.

 

Qualifications

 

Required

Graduate from an accredited Advanced Practitioner Respiratory Care Program

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

Current registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a 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 setting

Minimum of one (1) year experience functioning as a Respiratory Therapist

 

Preferred

One (1) year working in a critical care environment


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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