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Respiratory Therapist I (PRN)

Lexington, NC, United States
Job ID: 107040
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12521085333313-Respiratory Care

Overview

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Respiratory Therapists to join our dynamic healthcare team at our Lexington location. 

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Location: Lexington, NC
  • Shift Schedule:  PRN

YOU’LL NEED:

  • Graduate of an AMA approved two or four-year program for respiratory care or satisfies the requirements as outlined in the admissions policies of the NBRC for registry examinations. 
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) and licensed to practice as a RCP in the state of North Carolina required. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required. 
  • Peds: PALS and NRP required within 90 days of employment. 
  • Adult: ACLS required within 90 days of employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. 
  • Provides respiratory therapies, following age appropriate standards of care and departmental policies and procedures throughout the hospital. 
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation and airway support following age-appropriate standards of care. 
  • Reports routine clinical procedures regarding patients to relief personnel to ensure continuity of care for the patient. Performs and maintains competency for point-of-care testing, as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH policies and with applicable state and federal regulations. 
  • Provides invasive and non-invasive monitoring to ensure patient safety and appropriateness of care. 
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge and ensures QI to enhance service to customers. 
  • Ensures age/developmentally appropriate patient care is provided in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Communication skills including verbal, non-verbal listening skills 
  • Ability to provide direct and indirect respiratory care Ability to perform multiple tasks under stress