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Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 12/16/2018

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

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. Many services  will apply to all age groups, requiring the Respiratory Care Practitioner  to modify the therapeutic or diagnostic modality  to the patients size and age/ or age group (Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult or Geriatric Patient) to attain the proper results.  The individual Practitioner may be required to work up or down (flex time) to insure standardized coverage within the Respiratory Care Department.

Job Requirements

Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program of Study for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist, with an A.A.S. degree, or Certification of Graduation.  One year of routine respiratory care experience preferred.  Graduation from an Associate Degree level program can be substituted for one year of experience.  Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).  Certification by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support at time 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 12 months of hire.  Certification in ACLS, PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire.

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