Respiratory Therapist

    December 20, 2019
    Richmond, Virginia
    Job Type


    United Pro Search is seeking candidates for a night 3 x 12 Respiratory Therapist opportunity for progressive hospital located in a short drive from Richmond VA.

    We know it’s not just about finding a job. It’s about finding a place where you are respected, valued and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling. A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged, and career advancement is possible.
    Employees across this organization enjoy working in team environments and making a difference in the health and well-being of the patients they serve. Their efforts are rewarded through numerous employee recognition programs and our affiliates also offer comprehensive employment benefits, including:
    Competitive compensation
    Paid time off plans for vacations, holidays and illness
    Health insurance, including coverage for medical, dental, vision and prescription drugs
    401(k) retirement plan
    Life and disability insurance
    Flexible spending accounts

    Job Description
    Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician. The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.

    Graduate of an Approved Respiratory Therapy Program with a Diploma or AAS Degree
    Previous experience preferred
    Licensed by the Board of Medicine to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    Current AHA BLS certification
    ACLS certification recommended

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