Position Information: The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for airway management services to all adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. The Therapist includes administration of respiratory care procedures within the scope of practice under a physician's orders. This includes but is not limited to all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, phlebotomy, and mechanical ventilation of the neonate, infant, child, adolescent and adult patient. The Therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of treatment, with communication to the physician and health care providers. The Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values and management of patient care services.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy In Clinical - Neonatology And Clinical - Pediatrics Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.