Respiratory Therapy Practitioner - Vidant Healthplex - Wilson, NC

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933807

Vidant Medical Group

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Group

Vidant Medical Group is a reputable and established multi-specialty physician group that provides superior care for the health and wellness needs of eastern North Carolina's patients. With 500 primary and specialty care providers in 90 locations, quality health care is never far from home.

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Position Summary

Under the Clinical Supervision of the Medical Director of Respiratory Care and the overall supervision of the Manager of Respiratory Care and Respiratory Care Supervisor the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) provides safe, expedient, cost-effective Respiratory Care services.  As a member of a team of health care professionals, an RCP evaluates, treats and manages patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders in a wide variety of clinical settings.  Respiratory Care Practitioners behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals.  In addition to performing respiratory care procedures, RCP's are involved in clinical decision-making (such as patient assessment, treatment selection and reassessment of treatment efficacy), goal directed respiratory care planning and patient education.  RCP's are required to document in the patient medical record factual, accurate, complete, timely, legible and legal information about the care they provide to each patient.  Each RCP is responsible for billing the patient correctly for the services provided.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successfully completed an accredited Associate in Applied Science degree in a Respiratory Care program that must be completed from an Accreditation agency recognized by the NBRC.
  • 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.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 6 months of employment and maintained.
  • Advance Life Support Certification (ACLS), if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 12 months of employment and maintained.
  • Active status with NBRC recommended.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification required.

Other Information

  • Position will be located at the Vidant Healthplex in Wilson, NC.

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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