Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
The Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Care Services department encompasses responsibility for administering respiratory care within the scope their scope of practice under a physician's order including, but not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, advanced airway management, arterial puncture and analysis, ECG's and mechanical ventilation of adult/geriatric patients. The Therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, with communication to the physician and health care team. The Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, vision, and values in the management of patient care.
Training Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Required - And Clinical - Emergency/Trauma Preferred
Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required
Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Basic Life Support Required - And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Required - Within 30 Days of Hire Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required - Within 30 Days of Hire Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required - Within 30 Days of Hire
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