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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Care

Job ID: 952234
Facility: Vidant Bertie Hospital
Location: Windsor, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Bertie Hospital

Vidant Bertie Hospital is a six-bed critical access state-of-the-art facility located in Windsor, North Carolina that provides surgical, emergency and diagnostic services, specialty clinics and primary care clinics. Our primary care physician practice operates the Vidant Family Medicine - Windsor and we have a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The Emergency Medicine Physicians see approximately 30 patients per day, as well a cover the 6 inpatient beds during nights and weekends. Our medical staff includes some of the finest primary care, internal medicine physicians and surgeons in the region.

 

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

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Associate Degree or higher in an approved COARC program for Respiratory Care

Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board upon hire and is maintained yearly

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

0 to 3 years post graduate experience is required
 

Preferred Requirements

Experience preferred

Active status with NBRC recommended

Other Information

Full-time position with benefits

36 hours per week

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