Respiratory Therapist - RRT / CRT / RCP - Night Shift
Under the general supervision and with authority from the Director of Cardiopulmonary, the Respiratory Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for recommending, delegating and coordinating the provision of respiratory care via the established process for his/her assigned patients.
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for meeting the standards of care and practice, performing in an ethical and professional manner, and the supplies and equipment on the unit. The Respiratory Therapist demonstrates professional responsibilities and accountabilities in collaborating with nursing, other ancillary departments and members of the health care team to establish and achieve patient goals and maintain high quality patient care.
The Respiratory Therapist plans for patient/family/significant other educational needs and plans implements and evaluates care based on knowledge gained through educational efforts.
The Respiratory Therapist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide Respiratory Care for the Neonatal, Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric population served.
Required skills and minimum years of experience.
- Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Virginia Board of Health Professions and in good standing with the Board.
- Minimum of 1 year of hospital job experience in Respiratory Therapy
- BLS certification