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RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist - Cardiac Rehab Outpatient (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014)

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

How You'll Help Transform Healthcare: Here's your opportunity to work in a challenging and impactful environment defined by compassion, innovation, and a deep commitment to your personal well-being and professional development. As a Registered Respiratory Therapist on our team, you will deliver the best therapeutic, diagnostic, and life-support respiratory care procedures in general and intensive patient care areas, or home care environments. The Respiratory Therapist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team (including Exercise Physiologists and RNs) within the Cardiopulmonary Rehab dept. -Primary responsibilities will include assisting in providing patient education and supervising exercise sessions for both Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab programs. -They will also perform new patient assessments/orientations, esp. for new pulmonary patients.

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in order to achieve optimum outcomes for patients of all ages.
  • Collaborate with members of the health care team/patient/ family to develop, implement, and evaluate an age-specific interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Manage resources, establish priorities, and modify environment to meet patient care needs.
  • Provide input into practice, environment and work issues by participating in unit, hospital and/or organization activities that facilitate staff participation/input in decision-making.
  • Functions as a role model for clinical practice to coworkers, students, and physicians. What We Require:
    • Associate's degree and/or certification from a CoARC (Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care Education)- approved school of Respiratory Therapy; bachelor's preferred.
    • Licensed as a respiratory care practitioner by the VA State Board of Medicine.
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
    • Successful completion of orientation and competency validation for this position.
    • Ability to acquire BLS within three months of employment in this position or as determined by the department.
    • Some areas may require ACLS, NRP, PALS certification within one year of employment. -Active membership in professional organization (AARC) preferred.
    • Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required. About Carilion This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute. Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us. Requisition Number: 140289 - Employment Status: Full time - Location: Carilion Clinic Cardiac Rehabilitation - Shift: Day - Shift Details: M - F, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN - Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 - Recruiter Email: For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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