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Respiratory Care Practitioner - As Needed - Tarboro, NC

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Job ID: 948801
Facility: Vidant Edgecombe Hospital
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 12, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.


Position Summary

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director of Cardiopulmonary and overall supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Manager.  The practitioner is a highly skilled employee who provides safe, expedient, and cost effective cardiopulmonary services.  Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and effective relationship with all hospital departments, employees, medical staff, and patients families.  They are responsible for competent performance in all respiratory and cardiac procedures on patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders.  Practitioners are involved in patient evaluation, treatment selection, assessment of treatment efficiency and patient education.  They are required to bill and document the care they provide in the computer system.

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Employee must be a graduate of an accredited school, licensed by the State of North Carolina, credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care NBRC and maintain a current Respiratory Care Practitioner license with the North Carolina Board of Respiratory Care NCBRC.

  • He or she must be able to communicate effectively verbally and written. 

  • He or She must have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate the care and treatment delivered to patients of all ages. 

  • At Edgecombe NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification is preferred.  At  Other preferred certification includes Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS and Advanced Adult Life Support ACLS.

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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