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Respiratory Care Assistant II - Respiratory Care - As Needed

Job ID: 948993
Facility: Vidant Chowan Hospital
Location: Edenton, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

Vidant Chowan Hospital

Vidant Chowan Hospital is a modern 25 bed critical access facility located in historic Edenton, North Carolina, and provides services and programs to 45,000 people in 4 counties. Vidant Chowan Hospital's partnership with Vidant Health gives our patients access to state-of-the-art services provided by an academic medical center. Our medical staff includes some of the finest primary care, pediatric, internal medicine physicians and surgeons in the region, and we have a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Position Summary

The RCA II will work only under direct supervision of a NC licensed RCP. 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 Assistant II (RCA II) provides safe, expedient, cost-effective Respiratory Care services. As a member of a team of health care professionals, an RCA II evaluates, treats and manages patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders in a wide variety of clinical settings. Respiratory Care Assistant II behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all healthcare professionals. In addition to performing respiratory care procedures, RCA'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.

Minimum Requirements

Over 1 year active student in a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care program
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board upon hire

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.

Other Information

Part time position without benefits.

Approximately 18 hours per week.

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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