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RESPIRATORY THERAPIST SENIOR (PER DIEM)

Job ID: RES002B6
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Under the direction of the Respiratory Therapy management and according to policies and procedures as defined in the Department Policy and Procedure Manuals, the Respiratory Therapist, Senior demonstrates an advanced level of knowledge in respiratory care and assigned patient care areas. The Respiratory Therapist, Senior administers competent care of patients through airway management, mechanical ventilator management, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, respiratory care procedures and treatments designed to assess, prevent, stabilize or remedy patients respiratory dysfunction.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Two (2) years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist.

Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board. Must be registered (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care. BLS on hire. Must obtain either ACLS-Adults, NRP – NICU, PALS – PICU/Rex, CPFT – PFT, Advanced Practice certificate to administer moderate sedation in the Bronchoscopy Lab. Must maintain certification annually.

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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