SCH Respiratory Therapy

  Limbo (less than 24 hours)


  Southside Community Hospital

Resp Care Practitioner RRT I

The Registered Respiratory Practitioner I evaluates, cares for, and treats patients with deficiencies and/or abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system upon the receipt of a written or verbal order from a qualified practitioner. The RRT provides patient education and diagnostic/therapeutic respiratory care. Care is provided to the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations

Educational Requirements

Graduate of Respiratory Care Practitioner Education program
Certification/Licensure Requirements
Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine to practice as a Respiratory Therapist.
BLS (Basic Life Support) within 60 days of hire.
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within a year of hire


Job Description will be reviewed at time of interview.

The physical demands outlined in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job positions require a Job Function Match test (physical demands test) in which the applicant must meet all physical demand requirements for the position.