Registry Eligible Certified Respiratory Therapist - New Graduate Opportunity

  • Carilion Clinic
  • Roanoke, VA, USA
  • Feb 11, 2021
Counseling Therapy

Job Description

**New Graduate Posting** Full Time Night Shift 7 PM-7 AM, every other weekend required, three 12 hour shifts per week.  One on call shift may be required per pay period.   Performs various basic therapeutic, diagnostic and life support respiratory care procedures in general and intensive patient care areas. Performs various therapeutic and diagnostic procedures specific to Carilion Clinic, Respiratory Care Services departments.  Monitors patients for effectiveness of therapy, as well as adverse reactions. Provides life support modalities accurately and safely to patients of all ages. Educates patients/families/significant others about respiratory-related topics.  Explains procedures to patients to elicit cooperation and maximize effectiveness of procedures. Provides complete, accurate and timely documentation on patients of all ages. Actively participates in performance improvement program by obtaining desired outcomes.  Assures personal and professional development through participation in educational activities and completion of annual competency validation. Performs support functions that are facility specific (documentation, charging, filing, scheduling orientation of new employees or students, etc.).  Performs cleaning, preventative maintenance and operational verification of equipment and recognizes equipment malfunction/takes appropriate action.  Monitors safety practices in the work environment and reports areas of concern. Making people feel more comfortable is an important part of what a respiratory therapist does.  At Carilion Clinic, it is a commitment to excellence in every aspect of your chosen profession. It means treating patients and co-workers with respect, dignity, kindness and empathy. It means providing friendly, accurate service and quality at every opportunity. It means we’ll count on you to be there for patients who rely on your expertise. Become a vital part of our community-based health care organization that includes a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institution provided additional opportunities for research and education.   Based in Roanoke, VA, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. We are an award-winning  leader  in clinical and workplace excellence and we can improve the quality of your career experience with extensive training, advancement potential, and state-of-the-art technology. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Associate degree and/or certification required from a CoARC (Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care Education) approved school of respiratory therapy.   Experience: None required.   Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Va. State Board of Medicine. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.   Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Be able to acquire BLS within 6 months of employment in this position.  Must be able to obtain RRT within 12 months of employment in this position. Active participation in professional organization (AARC) preferred.      OUR VALUES Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members: Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals. Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service. Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do. Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question. Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.   Requisition Number: 64496  Employment Status: Full time  Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital  Shift: Evening/Night  Shift Details: 7 PM - 7 AM Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN  Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057  Recruiter Email: This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute. Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.