Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner - Sign-on bonus eligible! in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville
Date Posted: 4/28/2021
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Night shift, 7-10 hr/shift, rotate weekends
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Licensed for 250 beds, SOVAH Health Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. For more than 120 years, this hospital has been part of the community and has an active medical staff of approximately 165 members and employs over 1,300 associates. The hospital provides over 25 medical specialties and 14 surgical services to the community. Danville Regional has the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals. For more information visit:http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/danville-regional-medical-center
SOVAH Health - Danville
Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions on physician prescribed patients with acute and chronic cardio-pulmonary dysfunction, utilizing state of the art procedures and bio-medical equipment.
Minimum Education Associate’s degree required Drag Edit Delete Minimum Education Graduate of a Program in Respiratory Care for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist required Drag Edit Delete Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity and appropriateness of care to the patients of Sovah Health Danville. Drag Edit Delete Required Skills Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire Neonatal Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required or within six (6) months of hire Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (RRT) or eligible to take the NBRC’s Registered Respiratory Therapist exams and have passed the RRT exam within 18 months of hire required Drag Edit Delete Required Skills Licenses: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) required
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