Feb 23, 2021

Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy - $10,000 Bonus

  • Vidant Health
  • Greenville, NC, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Full-time opportunities available (36 hours/week) NIGHTS 7:00pm to 7:00am (Adult Services and Children's Hospital)

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (American Heart Association)

  • Associate Degree or higher in an approved COARC program for Respiratory Care

  • Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board upon hire and is maintained yearly

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • If New Grad: Registry Eligible with RRT credential obtained within 6 months of graduation

  • Advance Life Support Certification (ACLS), if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 12 months of employment and maintained

  • If working in the Children's hospital you are required to have PALS and NRP in place of the ACLS and you must have completed the NBRC NPS exam by 12 months from your orientation end date.

  • Active status with NBRC recommended

Other Information


  • LEVEL ONE— Less than 3 years RT experience

  • LEVEL TWO— 3 to 10 years RT experience

  • LEVEL THREE—10 plus years RT Experience

  • RCP-A – Advanced Respiratory Practitioner—BSRT w/specialized certifications (NBRC, ACCS or NPS)


  • Potential $10,000 bonus for full time new hires

  • Relocation allowance if needed (75 miles minimum)

  • On-Site Interview paid expenses if needed (hotel/flight)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Free Parking, on campus Employee Clinic & Employee Pharmacy

  • New Grad Residency Program (13 weeks)

  • Initial Clinical Mentor Program for experienced RTs (13 weeks)

Full-time opportunities (36 hours/week) NIGHTS 7:00pm to 7:00am (Adult Services and Children's Hospital)

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.