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WakeMed Health & Hospitals Respiratory Therapist Reg, Peds (Raleigh) -  Supplemental Rotating Shifts in Raleigh, North Carolina

Respiratory Therapist Reg, Peds (Raleigh) - Supplemental Rotating Shifts

Job ID #: 31246

Campus:

WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue)

Job Category:

Respiratory

Department:

Respiratory Care Services - 01_6175

Employment Type:

Supplemental

Shift:

Rotating

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About WakeMed

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that

promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse

workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or

conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,

promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,

genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for airway management services to all adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. The Therapist includes administration of respiratory care procedures within the scope of practice under a physician's orders. This includes but is not limited to all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, phlebotomy, and mechanical ventilation of the neonate, infant, child, adolescent and adult patient. The Therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of treatment, with communication to the physician and health care providers. The Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values and management of patient care services.

Experience Requirements :

1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy In Clinical - Neonatology And Clinical - Pediatrics Preferred

Education Required :

Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements :

Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Basic Life Support Required

Hours of Work :

Rotating

Weekend Requirements :

As Needed

Call Requirements :

as needed

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