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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Weekend Option - $15,000 Bonus

Job ID: 957005
Facility: Vidant Chowan Hospital
Location: Edenton, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2022

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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

As a member of a team of health care professionals, the Respiratory Care Practitioner(RCP) evaluates, treats and manages therapeutic respiratory care of patients of all ages as ordered by a physician and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Respiratory Care Practitioners demonstrate flexibility, knowledge and dedication in all patient care and safety matters. In addition to performing respiratory care procedures, the RCP is involved in clinical decision making, goal directed respiratory care planning and patient education. The RCP is required to maintain the environment of care including equipment and material resources, document in the electronic medical record and are responsible for billing for services provided.

Minimum Requirements

Graduated from an accredited program with an Associate Degree in Respiratory Care or Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

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

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

Other Information

Full-time position with benefits

Weekend night position, 12 hour shifts

$15,000 Retention bonus

Relocation allowance, if needed

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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