License Required or Eligible
Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox, Virginia located on the Eastern Shore in Virginia is seeking a Full Time Respiratory Therapist.
Shore Memorial is a 143-bed facility with an amazing range of care, from our Skilled Nursing Facility, to our Intensive Care and Emergency departments and more.
Works under the supervision of the Neuro-Vascular and Cardiopulmonary Director. The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the planning, executing and evaluating the total Respiratory Care of assigned patients. The Respiratory Care Practitioner utilizes current evidenced based Respiratory Care Practice to care for each patient based on the physiological, psychosocial and cultural diversity. Works under the direction of the leadership team to provided respiratory services associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health System and facility goals and strategic plans. Responsible for assuring safe practices as referenced in the National Patient Safety Goals, and supports best practices as recommended by the American Association of Respiratory Care.
Licensed by the state of Virginia as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
1 year previous respiratory care experience preferred. Experience with PFT’s or Sleep Studies and comfortable with breathing treatments, Vents, BiPap and ABG’s.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a small team environment.
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of respiratory process and protocols must be able to read and comprehend, manipulate numbers, basic computer use and interpret data.
Full time; Hours and shifts vary; weekends and holidays as necessary for staffing needs