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Respiratory Therapist (Reg) in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

Provides total respiratory care for patients with varying respiratory problems, administering all types of respiratory therapy and properly documenting, and performing EKGs as ordered by the Medical Staff.

The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is also responsible for seeing that all data processing, preventative maintenance, and infection control procedures are performed. Including but not limited to:

  • O2 Tank checks
  • Airway box checks
  • Cleaning, calibration and turnaround of respiratory equipment
  • Assuring that EKGs are properly reviewed and assigned to the reading physician

Job Requirements

Education and Training:  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of respiratory therapy and be certified by the National Board of Respiratory Care and registry eligible. Registry must be completed within 6 months of employment.  Registered by NBRC is preferred.  NC Respiratory Care License required.

Experience:  Three months experience providing respiratory care in health care setting and certified in basic CPR, and ACLS are required at the time of hire. NRP and PALS are required within the first 4 months of employment.

Affiliations:  Membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care and the North Carolina Society of the American Association for Respiratory Therapy Care preferred.

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