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Respiratory Care Assistant

Job ID: 28546
Location: Lenoir, NC
Facility/Division: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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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:
Assist with Respiratory Therapy needs for non-critically ill patients in a hospital setting.

Responsibilities:

1. Administers standard Respiratory Care including but not limited to, aerosol medication delivery, basic bedside pulmonary function testing, breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, and arterial punctures.
2. Provides for all aspects of airway management including aspiration of established airways, tracheostomy care, and extubations.
3. Records completely all pertinent information pertaining to patient care procedures per hospital and departmental policies.
4. Records patient information in electronic medical record system.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Completion of first year of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Requires Provisional Respiratory Therapy License.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● None Required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Caldwell Memorial Hospital

Organization Unit: Cardiopulmonary Serv 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 12.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Lenoir

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



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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