Senior Respiratory Therapist
Rex Healthcare - North Carolina

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Assumes the responsibilities of Adult and General Care Respiratory Therapist, as needed.

Maintains a working knowledge of the indications, contradictions and hazards of all respiratory medications, equipment, and procedures.

Remains actively involved in continuing education within the department and throughout the hospital and will stay informed of current equipment, policies, and practices.

Assesses and implements interventions according to the neonate patient's cardiopulmonary status.

Performs invasive procedures in the neonatal setting, to include arterial blood gas acquisition and endotracheal intubation.

Responsible to the Neonatal Resuscitation Team, responding to high and low risk deliveries, and intervening appropriately.

Implements appropriate pulmonary education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient with full consideration of patient safety needs.

Assumes the responsibilities of a Respiratory Therapist, as needed.

Remains actively involved in continuing education within the department and throughout the hospital and stays informed of current equipment, policies, and practices.

Assesses and implements interventions according to the patient?s cardiopulmonary status.

Remains involved in the assessment, evaluation and communication of appropriate respiratory therapy care plans.

Maintains a working knowledge of the indications, contradictions and hazards of all respiratory medications, equipment, and procedures.

Performs invasive procedures, to include arterial blood gas acquisition and endotracheal intubation.

Implements appropriate pulmonary education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient with full consideration of patient safety needs.

Job Qualifications:
Certification or an Associate's degree from an accredited school of Respiratory Care. RRT with adult and neonatal intensive care experience or CRTT with adult and nursery intensive care experience will be considered under provisional conditions. Neonatal experience preferred.

Registered Respiratory Therapist eligible (RRTe) within one year of employment. Pass the NBRC Registry Exam within one year of employment.

ACLS, BCLS, CRT, NRP

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