Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner - 7A-7P

  • Danville Regional Medical Center
  • Danville, VA
  • Apr 08, 2020

Job Description

Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner - 7A-7P-7455-7384   SOVAH Health - Danville Description   Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing.  Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient.  Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications. 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. Qualifications   Minimum Education Associate’s degree required              Minimum Education Graduate of a Program in Respiratory Care for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist required             Required Skills Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire Neonatal Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required or within six (6) months 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 18 months of hire required              Required Skills Licenses: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) required   Job Respiratory/Pulmonary Primary Location Virginia-Danville   Schedule Full-time Shift Day Job