Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 73119
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Status: Part Time
Job Type: Temporary
Department Name: 51011028331666-Clinical Resource Staffing Office
Newly created temporary, non-benefited RRT position as an Internal Resource on the Atrium Health Resource Team, supporting the Respiratory service line, floating to any facility that has a need. This position requires a minimum of 2 years if experience and candidates must have current BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications upon hire.
Performs all aspects of direct respiratory care according to physician’s orders and/or approved protocols. Consults physicians on effectiveness of therapy and makes appropriate recommendations. Provides appropriate ventilator support and maintains and monitors other cardiopulmonary life support equipment. Maintains and properly utilizes respiratory care equipment.
Requires repetitive physical activity. Able to walk and stand to perform duties. Ability to lift materials 20-50 pounds. Ability to move patients of all age groups. Adequate hearing and eyesight is necessary. Exposures to working environment that may include odors, low lighting, and crowded working conditions.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of Respiratory Care. Associate’s RRT or RRT Equivalent required, Bachelor's’ degree preferred. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of North Carolina. Basic Life Support for healthcare providers thru the American Heart Association. Advanced certifications per facility policy/standards. For free-standing Emergency Department and Virtual Critical Care, 2 years’ critical care experience required.