Certification Required or Eligible
Licensed in Virginia or compact State required or eligible
Works under the supervision of the Manager/Supervisor, Director and Medical Director of Respiratory Care Service. The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the planning, executing and evaluating the total Respiratory Care of assigned patients. The Respiratory Care Practitioner utilizes current evidenced based Respiratory Care Practice to care for each patient based on the psychological, psychosocial and cultural diversity. Works under the direction of the leadership team to provided respiratory services associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health System and facility goals and strategic plans. The advanced airway certified Respiratory Care Practitioner is expected to participate in the hospital and departmental intubation airway management program in such ways that will ensure at least 24 hour coverage. Responsible for assuring safe practices as referenced in the National Patient Safety Goals, and supports best practices as recommended by the American Association of Respiratory Care.