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Respiratory Care Practioner Therapist

Job ID: 59668
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Night Job

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Job 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.

To render highly professional and technical cardiopulmonary care to assigned patients. Provides quality diagnostic and therapeutic care to achieve the highest standards of care specific to the age of the patient.
Patients and families are served in providing direct patient care services. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and hospital. Ensures that contact with physicians and other customers are conducted in a manner that displays superior customer service.

Our Respiratory Department operates on a single motto: “Family First.” We believe in supporting each other both personally and professionally to ensure a happy work home life balance. We recognize you are more than a Respiratory Therapist. You have children and parents that need your support and attendance for life’s events. As a family team, we are stronger together and support each other’s needs. We are looking for a strong clinician who aspires to be apart of our family, contributing to our successes and supporting our dynamic. 

o Certificate of completion from an American Medical Association Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program eligible for admission to the CRT and/or RRT examination of the National Board for Respiratory Care.
o One year experience in a Respiratory Care hospital type setting preferred.
o Must be licensed by the state of North Carolina as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Upon successful completion of the CRT exam an active license must be obtained.
o Good interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated understanding of patient care needs according to the developmental stages for various age groups. BCLS training required. Strong Customer Focus.
o Exposure to blood borne pathogens, infectious and contagious diseases requiring the use of personal protective equipment. Contact with cleaning agents, chemicals, and some toxic chemicals may also require use of PPE. Subject to stressful work periods and long irregular hours.
o Walking and standing throughout shift; lifting patients daily with assistance. Pushes and/or pulls or carries equipment throughout shift.
o Age Specific Served
 Newborn
 Infant
 Child
 Adolescent
 Adult
 Geriatric

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Angiography

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

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