! Respiratory Therapist (Nights) in Wytheville, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wythe County Community Hospital

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision and with authority from the Director of Cardiopulmonary, the Respiratory Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for recommending, delegating and coordinating the provision of respiratory care via the established process for his/her assigned patients. The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for meeting the standards of care and practice, performing in an ethical and professional manner, and the supplies and equipment on the unit. The Respiratory Therapist demonstrates professional responsibilities and accountabilities in collaborating with nursing, other ancillary departments and members of the health care team to establish and achieve patient goals and maintain high quality patient care. The Respiratory Therapist plans for patient/family/significant other educational needs and plans implements and evaluates care based on knowledge gained through educational efforts. The Respiratory Therapist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide Respiratory Care for the Neonatal, Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric population served.

$15,000 sign on bonus for experienced respiratory therapist.

Job Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:  

  1. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Virginia Board of Health Professions and in good standing with the Board.
  2. Minimum of 1 year of hospital job experience in Respiratory Therapy preferred.
  3. BLS certification upon hire.
  4. ACLS, PALS within 90 days of hire.

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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