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Job ID: RES002AL
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Status: Full-time
Shift: Night Job

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Job Description


Position:  Respiratory Therapist
Location:  Main  Hospital / Chapel Hill 
Hours:  Full Time, 36 hrs/wk; Nights; 7:00pm--7:30am; Must work two weekends per month

Are you looking for a full-time job opportunity within Respiratory Therapy where you can grow your healthcare career?


Our dynamic, motivated, and research driven Respiratory Care team is looking for qualified and licensed Respiratory Therapists to join us on night shift.


This is your chance to move forward and take the next big step in your Respiratory Therapy career. As a new member of our team going through your Respiratory Therapist orientation, our supportive, highly trained, knowledgeable and skilled leadership and education team members make sure that you are provided with one-on-one structured training.  They will ensure that you are set-up with the appropriate professional coaching needed to not only excel within in your career, but also to provide the best and highest quality patient care possible.


We’re currently hiring Respiratory Therapists (new graduates and experienced professionals) for multiple positions within the following areas of expertise:

·        Adult

·        Pediatric (two years’ Pediatric Critical care experience preferred)


Job Duties:


Under the direction of the Respiratory Care Leadership Team, and according to policies and procedures as defined in the Department Policy and Procedure Manuals, the Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory care procedures and treatments designed to assess, prevent, stabilize or remedy patients’ respiratory dysfunction. 


What is it like to work for our Respiratory Therapy department and why do professionals choose us?


Our leading Respiratory Care team works out of Chapel Hill, NC with focus on moving forward in our profession and in healthcare alike, by using the most modern, leading, and cutting edge technologies within the healthcare industry. We pride ourselves with the strong ability to support a large academic healthcare environment throughout the Triangle.


As a valued team member within our Respiratory Care Department, you and your career goals are extremely valuable and important to us. Whether you are looking to remain as a bedside clinician in the acute/intermediate or ICU setting, or have your eye set on becoming a part of our Leadership Team, as your career progresses, our department provides a variety of opportunities to pursue your own goals while providing excellence and the highest quality of care to the patients we serve.


As an employee of our team, you will be considered a state employee. This means you will receive the State of North Carolina benefits along with a generous Paid Time Off accrual program. Working for our team allows for quality work-life balance and a flexible self-scheduling work schedule.


Some additional organizational and departmental benefits include:

·        Tuition reimbursement / Waiver

·        High starting wage

·        Relocation assistance

·        Retirement program

·        Shift differentials for night shift and weekends

·        In-house Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s) at no-cost

·        Ability to work in multiple units, to include acute/intermediate and critical care ICU areas

About UNC Health Care:

UNC Health Care is an award-winning, not-for-profit integrated health care system that is committed to delivering state-of-the-art health care and outstanding service to patients. From the mountains to the coast, UNC Health Care is there, providing care to North Carolinians from all 100 counties and from across the country.

UNC Health Care provides a variety of career opportunities for professional development and growth for our employees. At UNC Health Care, we are looking for talented, passionate Respiratory Therapists to join our growing community and provide the highest quality care to our patients across North Carolina.


Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board and registry eligible by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Must be registered within one year of hire.
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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