Respiratory Care Practictioner - PRN in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Provides diagnostic and therapeuticinterventions on physician prescribed patients with acute and chroniccardio-pulmonary dysfunction, utilizing state of the art procedures andbio-medical equipment. Many services will apply to all age groups, requiring the Respiratory Care Practitioner  to modify the therapeutic or diagnosticmodality  to the patients size and age/or age group (Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult or Geriatric Patient) toattain the proper results.  Theindividual Practitioner may be required to work up or down (flex time) toinsure standardized coverage within the Respiratory Care Department.


Job Requirements

Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program ofStudy 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 levelprogram can be substituted for one year of experience.  Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, topractice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).  Certification by the American HeartAssociation in Basic Life Support at time of hire.  Registered by the National Board forRespiratory Care (RRT) or eligible to take the NBRC’sRegistered Respiratory Therapist exams and have passed the RRT exam within 12months of hire.  Certification inACLS, PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire.



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