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Respiratory Therapist PRN

Job Description

Clinch Valley Medical Center

Essential Job Functions: Responsible, able to work without supervision, dependable, exceptional patient care skills, good people skills.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist implements, recommends and coordinates the Respiratory Care of an assigned group of patients.
  • Supervises and makes assignments for Respiratory Care Students and checks work for accuracy in the absence of a Clinical Instructor.
  • Provides for continuity of care of patients by maintaining accurate patient records
  • Administers and evaluates therapy ordered by the physician.
  • Assists physician with therapeutic/equipment choices.
  • Uses and supervises the use of patient care equipment.
  • Attends meetings or training sessions as requested.
  • Follows and enforces recommended safety policies and procedures and infection control policies and procedures, in order to maintain a safe patient and employee environment.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.

Job Requirements

Education: Formal education in Respiratory Care from an accredited college/university. 

Experience: Minimum of one (1) successful year as a Respiratory Care Practitioner, with proven skills in performing diagnostic testing, including EKGs, Blood Gas Equipment Quality Control and Maintenance as well as all other aspects of Respiratory Care.Special Qualifications: RRT/CRT Credentials required (NBRC). Licensed to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Virginia is required. Current BLS certification is required, ACLS certification is preferred.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Richlands
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Clinch Valley Medical Center

Having served this region since 1938, Clinch Valley Medical Center (CVMC) is a 200-bed facility and the largest acute-care hospital in far southwest Virginia. The hospital’s medical staff represents 33 medical specialties. Clinch Valley Medical Center is a leader in offering the latest medical technology, including PET/CT fusion scanning. CVMC was among the first healthcare facilities in the world to offer image-guided radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) as part of its Cancer Treatment Center. The hospital was the first in the region to use bar-code technology to enhance patient safety, and it is repeatedly ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In addition to PET/CT scanning, which fuses two technologies for remarkable clarity, CVMC’s advanced diagnostics include MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, a two-bed Sleep Studies lab and an accredited 24-hour Laboratory. Learn More

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US-VA-Richlands
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Clinch Valley Medical Center
Company:
US-VA-Richlands
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Clinch Valley Medical Center

Essential Job Functions: Responsible, able to work without supervision, dependable, exceptional patient care skills, good people skills.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist implements, recommends and coordinates the Respiratory Care of an assigned group of patients.
  • Supervises and makes assignments for Respiratory Care Students and checks work for accuracy in the absence of a Clinical Instructor.
  • Provides for continuity of care of patients by maintaining accurate patient records
  • Administers and evaluates therapy ordered by the physician.
  • Assists physician with therapeutic/equipment choices.
  • Uses and supervises the use of patient care equipment.
  • Attends meetings or training sessions as requested.
  • Follows and enforces recommended safety policies and procedures and infection control policies and procedures, in order to maintain a safe patient and employee environment.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.

Job Requirements

Education: Formal education in Respiratory Care from an accredited college/university. 

Experience: Minimum of one (1) successful year as a Respiratory Care Practitioner, with proven skills in performing diagnostic testing, including EKGs, Blood Gas Equipment Quality Control and Maintenance as well as all other aspects of Respiratory Care.Special Qualifications: RRT/CRT Credentials required (NBRC). Licensed to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Virginia is required. Current BLS certification is required, ACLS certification is preferred.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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