Respiratory Care Extern-PRN in Beckley, WV at Raleigh General Hospital

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Raleigh General Hospital

Assists and performs in the optimum quality patient care by performing skills and procedures learned and demonstrated during the Respiratory Care Extern orientation program and under the supervision of a licensed respiratory therapist, certified or registered.


Reviews existing clinical data, collects additional clinical data, and makes recommendations based on obtaining additional pertinent data.

Assembles and checks all equipment used in providing respiratory care.
Performs clinical and technical duties according to policy and procedures.
Maintains patient records and communicates relevant information to members of the health care team.
Demonstrates concern for patient welfare by performing activities other than primary care needs.
Provides age appropriate care to pediatric through geriatric patient population.


Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Enrolled in a program to graduate with a minimum of an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care program.

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.
Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS)
Required Licenses[West Virginia, United States] Respiratory Therapists
Student Temporary Permit issued by the WV Board of Respiratory Care


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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