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Respiratory Care Practitioner II - As Needed - Respiratory Care

Company: Vidant Health
Location: Edenton
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionVidant 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 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) CertificationAssociate 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.If working in the Children's hospital you are required to have PALS and NRP in place of the ACLS and you must have completed the NBRC NPS exam by 12 months from your orientation end date.3 to 9 years post graduate experience is required.Active status with NBRC recommendedOther Information * Part time without benefits* Rotating 12 hour ShiftsGeneral 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.One of the most progressive not-for-profit health care systems, Vidant Health reaches more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties. Our system of care includes the following:* Vidant Medical Center--- a level I trauma center and the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine* Eight community hospitals* James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital* Vidant Cancer Care at the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower in Greenville* Vidant Medical Group--- primary care and specialty services* Vidant Home Health & Hospice* Vidant Wellness Centers* Vidant Health Foundation* Vidant Heart CenterVidant Medical Center serves as the flagship teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. We are a tertiary care referral center and in 2018, achieved Magnet-- recognition for the second time, designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Learn more about our Magnet-- recognition here.With an eye toward the future, we're continually pioneering ways to meet the needs of the medically underserved through groundbreaking research, cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional health care professionals. Our Community Benefits Grants Program--focuses on early detection, wellness and prevention, community health initiatives and direct health care services. Vidant uses community health needs assessments--as a basis for prioritizing health needs and planning to meet those needs.Learn more about us by reading about our latest awards and accolades, explore our facilities and service locations--- or just connect with us. We're looking forward to getting to know you.GREAT 100 NURSESOut of 100 Great Nurses of North Carolina, 11 were Vidant Health nurses in 2019. We think that deserves a moment of "wow."2018-2019 NURSING BIENNIAL REPORTVidant Health Nursing Professional Practice Model is Based on Dr. Kristen Swanson's Theory of Caring,--this model provides nurses at Vidant Medical Center--principles for daily care of patients and interaction--with team members. This biennial report shares the--contributions of nurses to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina. Download the 2018-2019 BIENNIAL REPORT.

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