May 18, 2021

Respiratory Therapist

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA
Respiratory Therapy

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • To provide safe and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonates, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients. To serve as a respiratory care resource for hospital staff and students. Three 12 hours shifts weekly to include every other weekend and rotating call.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
      • Current certification or registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) required.
      • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) highly preferred.
      • Current CPR certification as required by practice setting
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Commonwealth of Virginia
      • Current CRT required.
      • Current RRT highly preferred
      • Current CPR certification as required by practice setting
      • Current NRP certification if job responsibilities include labor and delivery assistance
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Expereince functioning 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:

      • Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program