Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory -$10,000 Bonus- Kenansville, NC

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Vidant Duplin Hospital

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Duplin Hospital

Vidant Duplin Hospital is an 81-bed facility located in Kenansville, North Carolina and has 20 practicing physicians on its active medical staff. Vidant Duplin serves Duplin County and surrounding communities in Eastern North Carolina with a population of approximately 60,000 people. On an annually basis, it serves 3,800 inpatients and over 52,000 outpatients (including nearly 30,0000 ED visits), in addition to a surgical volume of 2,050.

Position Summary

  • Assess the appropriateness of prescribed respiratory care by acquiring and evaluating clinical data and assessing the cardiopulmonary/overall status of the patient based on the age of the patient
  • Initiates a respiratory care plan upon admission to Respiratory Services identifying primary respiratory problem, goals and interventions.  Updates care plan at least once per shift relative to the progress toward the goal.
  • Initiates respiratory care, evaluating and monitoring patients' responses to such care, modifying the prescribed respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary procedures and life support endeavors to achieve desired therapeutic objectives
  • Provides/records all patient and family education in patient medical record
  • Participates in life-support activities as required, responds to Trauma, High Risk Deliveries, and Code Blue emergencies throughout the hospital
  • Provides therapeutic interventions with oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway care, lung expansion, bronchial hygiene, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation
  • Provides/assesses information from respiratory parameter studies, peak flow measurements, pulse oximetry monitoring, ABG/VBG/CBG results, capnography, pulmonary mechanics/graphics monitors, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiac output monitoring
  • Monitors, provides oxygen and airway support to patients receiving ICD changes

Minumum Requirements

  • Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registry Eligible with RRT credential obtained within 12 months from hire date or registry eligibility status
  • Current BLS through AHA
  • Advanced Life support certification, if not current at time of hire, must complete and maintain within first 12 months of employment 

Other Information

  • Full time with benefits
  • Potential $10,000 bonus for full time new hires
  • Night Shift
  • Active status with NBRC recommended
  • Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

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.

 

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