Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Candidate Feedback

*Important Notice:

Applying for Jobs:

Thank you for your continued interest in career opportunities with UNC Health! Please note the following:

  • Current teammates of UNC Health looking to apply for a position outside of their current payroll entity, please close this notice and continue your job search and application as an external applicant. Please be sure to use your personal email address and not your UNC Health email address.
  • Current teammates of UNC Health looking to apply for a position within their current payroll entity, please apply as an internal applicant through Employee Self Service. Teammates applying internally, please be sure to have your teammate ID and UNC Health email address redily availble.

Discovery Teammate Referral Program:

**This referral program is applicable to teammates within UNC Health's core facilities and divisions. This includes UNC Health Caldwell, UNC Health Chatham, UNC Health Alliance, UNC Hospitals (UNC Medical Center, UNC WakeBrook, UNC Hillsborough, and UNC Faculty Physicians), UNC Health Johnston, UNC Physicians Network, UNC Health Rex, UNC Rex Holly Springs, UNC Health Rockingham, and Shared Services.**

Current teammates, looking to refer someone? Check out our Teammate Referral Program to earn extra cash!

Current teammates, please ensure that you submit your candidate in our system, before they apply. For teammate referral guidelines and eligibility, click here.

myCareer Development Resources:

Current UNC Health teammates also now have access to our myCareer - Career Development Resources, which provide tools and guidance to employees to create a career plan.

Questions:

Need further assistance? Please submit a request through the myHR Portal.

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job ID: 59972
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night Job

Did you know UNC Health has Ranked #2 Most Trusted Healthcare Brand in the U.S.? The UNC Health brand was ranked as the #4 healthcare brand in the United States overall and the #2 most trusted healthcare brand, just after Johns Hopkins and before Mass General. Join our One-Great-Team!

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) administers respiratory care under the direction of a physician, as assigned within scope of practice.


Responsibilities:
• Administers respiratory patient care under the direction of a physician. Identifies and pursues expected patient outcomes in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team.
• Educates patients, especially those with complex care issues, within hospital setting and for post-discharge care. Topic include but are not limited to:
o Bronchodilator usage
o Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) equipment usage, care and maintenance
o Ramifications of smoking / tobacco usage and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
o Asthma symptom management and medication usage
• Administers aerosol medications, oxygen therapy and other components of standard respiratory care. Provides for all aspects of airway management including aspiration of established airways.
• Intubates critical care patients as directed by a physician. Selects specialized ventilator modes such as pressure-regulated volume control (PRVC) in order to manage specific disease processes. Monitors intubated patients on an ongoing, round the clock basis. Weans intubated patients from ventilation through evaluative measures including spontaneous breathing trials.
• Evaluates blood-gas levels through the use of arterial punctures for all intubated patients and as ordered by a physician. Adjusts care as needed, including parameters of respiratory equipment.
• Implements the use of a range of respiratory equipment for breathing assistance and secretion management. Tests equipment, patient response and leads patient through breathing exercises.

PARDEE


Other information:
QUALIFICATIONS

Hired candidates will be required to obtain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 90 days of hire date. Training and assessment will be offered by the organization.

Required
• Must have active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) status as administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
• Must hold a current North Carolina Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license as issued by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board (NCRCB).
• Must hold active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Preferred
• One year of work experience in an adult critical care setting.
• Experience working in a pediatric / neonatal care setting.
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
• Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

01.7360.3305


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Respiratory

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable


Share: mail
Testimonial: Jackie image
Testimonial: Namoi Hunt image
Testimonial: Letisha Guasp image
Testimonial: Kurt Kremer image
Testimonial: Jacob Jacoby image
Testimonial: Bianca Contreras image
Testimonial: Madeline White image
Testimonial: Thomas Johnson image
Testimonial: Kristin Mooring image
Testimonial: Tamara Leary image
Recent Job Searches
Recently Viewed Jobs

Diversity Statement

The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UNC Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, status as a protected veteran or political affiliation.

All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please refer to our Employment Application Accessibility page if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

To verify employment eligibility, UNC Health is committed to Form I-9 and the E-Verify process.

Learn further E-Verify details in E-Verify (English) or E-Verify (Spanish).

UNC Health supports your right to work. View the Right of Work Statement (English) or Right of Work Statement (Spanish).

View the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (English) or the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Spanish)posters.

View the PAY TRANSPARENCY (English) or the PAY TRANSPARENCY (Spanish)Nondiscrimination provision posters.

View the Federal Workplace poster. View our EEO/AA Policy Statement.