Resp Therapist, Reg - Apex Emergency Department (Supplemental)

Wakemed Lucama , NC 27851

Posted 2 months ago

About WakeMed:

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the healthandwell-beingofourcommunitybyprovidingoutstanding,compassionate,patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added valuetothe communitiesweserve.WakeMedisa leaderin cardiac andvascular care,women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center,Children'sHospital,Women'sPavilionandBirthplace,RehabilitationHospital,Adultand Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMedPhysicianPracticesuse the mostadvanced technologiesalongwith the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that

promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse

workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or

conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,

promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,

genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:

The Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Care Services department encompasses responsibility for administering respiratory care within the scope their scope of practice under a physician's order including, but not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, advanced airway management, arterial puncture and analysis, ECG's and mechanical ventilation of adult/geriatric patients. The Therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, with communication to the physician and health care team. The Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, vision, and values in the management of patient care. #LI-POST

Experience Requirements:

1 Year Clinical

  • Respiratory Therapy Required

  • In Clinical

  • Emergency/Trauma Preferred

Education Required:

Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required


Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Certified Respiratory Therapist Required

  • And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required

  • And Basic Life Support Required

  • And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Required

  • Within 30 Days of Hire And Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required

  • Within 30 Days of Hire And Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required

  • Within 30 Days of Hire

Hours of Work:

rotating

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

Call Requirements:

yes

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