Jun 25, 2020

Respiratory Therapist 2

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

The VCU Health - Sheltering Arms is seeking a full time Respiratory Therapist 2 to provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced Respiratory Therapist for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations in accordance with discipline training, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and hospital standards and protocols. To serve as a respiratory care resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students. If applicable, functions as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor. Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Therapist required Current certification or registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)* or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required Current CPR certification as required by practice setting Current related credentials from the NBRC or National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) preferred Current ACLS and/or PALS preferred *On or after 1/1/2015, new hires must be current RRT. Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Current license as a Respiratory Therapist by the Commonwealth of Virginia required Current CRT* or RRT required Current CPR certification as required by practice setting Current NRP certification as required by practice setting *On or after 1/1/2015, new hires must be current RRT. Experience REQUIRED: One (1) year of work experience as a Respiratory Therapist Experience PREFERRED Two (2) years of work experience as a Respiratory Therapist Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting Education/training REQUIRED: Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the eligibility requirements for the National Board for Respiratory Care (or its predecessor organizations) Education/training PREFERRED: Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from a Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited program #LI-MW1