Respiratory Therapist - Children's Hospital - $10,000 Bonus - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center



Vidant Health

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About James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital

The James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center offers 197 beds and bassinets and an array of specialized services unequaled in eastern North Carolina. Our patient-and-family-centered care philosophy is more than a mantra; it's the guiding force of our efforts and has been for nearly 30 years. It is expressed in tangible ways throughout our recent 78,000-square-foot expansion.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree or higher in Respiratory Care
  • Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board upon hire
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registry Eligible with RRT credential obtained within 6 months of graduation
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from AHA, if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 6 months of employment and maintained
  • Active status with NBRC recommended
  • 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
  •  Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
  •  Neonatal Pediatric Specialty exam within 12 months of completion of orientation/transfer
  • Two years’ experience in Children’s Hospital as Respiratory Care Practitioner highly 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


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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