TITLE: Respiratory Therapist
LOCATION: Radford, VA
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community, that offers a low cost of living and plenty of activities in the area but is located about an hour from Roanoke.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based is looking for someone to join their team.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of this size.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring.
YOUR ROLE WITH THE COMPANY:
Under the general supervision and with authority from the Director of Cardiopulmonary, the Respiratory Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for recommending, delegating and coordinating the provision of respiratory care via the established process for his/her assigned patients.
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for meeting the standards of care and practice, performing in an ethical and professional manner, and the supplies and equipment on the unit.
Person must demonstrates professional responsibilities and accountability in collaborating with nursing, other ancillary departments and members of the health care team to establish and achieve patient goals and maintain high quality patient care.
The Therapist plans for patient/family/significant other educational needs and plans implements and evaluates care based on knowledge gained through educational efforts.
This person must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide Respiratory Care for the Neonatal, Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric population served.
-1+ years of hospital experience in Respiratory Therapy.
-Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Virginia Board of Health Professions and in good standing with the Board.
-RRT required and will need have BLS, ACLS, PALS certification.
Hospital is 100 beds and earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. It is the only hospital in the county and provides care to approximately over 35,000 people.
Respiratory Therapist will work full time 3 shifts per week 7pm-7am.
The hospital will offer an hourly range between $18.68hr-$28.02hr depending on experience a shift differential of $2.00hr and a great benefit package including sign-on bonus.