Cone Health

Respiratory Therapist

ID
2021-5740
Location
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Work Location
US-NC-Burlington
Division : Name
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Department : Name
ARMC-RESPIRATORY THERAPY
Category
RESPIRATORY THERAPY
Position Sub-Category
RESP THERAPIST
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.90
Work Hours
36
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Night shift
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Respiratory Therapist

Overview

This position is responsible for providing quality Respiratory Care for patients, including neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Employees may be required to cover shifts at any of the Cone Health acute care hospitals. Employees will have access to pharmaceuticals on all campuses.

Responsibilities


Manages invasive/non-invasive ventilators

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Performs routine therapy modalities

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Processes blood gases

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Performs advanced therapy modalities

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Completes required documentation

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Monitors and maintains department supply levels/equipment

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Exhibits Department Engagement

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Associates, Respiratory Therapy, Required

Required: Graduation from a 2-year school for Respiratory Therapy.

Educational requirements must be confirmed for all Respiratory Care Practitioners.

EXPERIENCE:
Experience working in an acute care setting or completed acute care clinical rotations required.

Moses Cone, Wesley Long, High Point MedCenter, Women's & Children's Center and Annie Penn Employees:

Experience in managing critical care patients preferred.

Alamance Regional Medical Employees:

Special care nursery experience preferred.

6 months of critical care experience preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

National Credentials (All Employees):

As of July 1, 2017, all new employees hired must be credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a RRT.

Credentials awarded by the NBRC on or after July 1, 2002 are valid for a period of five years and are subject to the continuing competency program requirements.

NC State Licensure (All Employees)

Licensed by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board (NCRCB) as a RRT.

Regulatory

All Women?s & Children?s Center Employees (Additional Requirements):

New employees are required to obtain Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (NPS) credential from the NBRC within one year of hire date or transfer date.

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

Moses Cone, Wesley Long, High Point MedCenter, Alamance Regional Medical Center, Annie Penn Employees:

ACLS and PALS certification required upon hire and must remain current.

Women?s & Children?s Center employees must have ACLS upon hire and must remain current. In addition, new hires are required to complete the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire date or transfer date.

All Alamance Regional Medical Employees

(Additional Requirements):

NRP is required within 6 months of hire date or transfer date

Valid Driver's License

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