Registered Respiratory Therapist - Sign-on bonus eligible!
Company: LifePoint Hospitals
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts
diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and
implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy
and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.
Graduate of an approved Respiratory Care Program, with an A.A.S.
degree, Certification of Graduation or equivalent.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the
ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a
stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Requires full range of body motion, including handling and
lifting patients, manual dexterity and eye and hand coordination.
Requires standing, walking, stooping and stretching. Occasionally
lifts, carries and pushes items weighing up to 100 lbs. (Mechanical
ventilators, electrocardiographs, stretchers, and patient care
carts). Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
Requires working under stressful conditions extended shifts.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Licenses: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice
as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Certification by the American
Heart Association in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Basic Life
Support. Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care
Minimum Work Experience
One year of critical care experience, to include hemodynamic
monitoring, bronchoscopy assistance, and mechanical ventilation
set-up, management and patient care assessment. One year of routine
respiratory care experience required. Graduation from an Associate
Degree level program can be substituted for one year of
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