Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner - 7P - 7A

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Danville, VA 24540
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions on physician prescribed patients with acute and chronic cardio-pulmonary dysfunction, utilizing state of the art procedures and bio-medical equipment.


    Qualifications :

    Minimum Education
    Associate's degree required

    Minimum Education
    Graduate of a Program in Respiratory Care for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist required

    Required Skills
    Certifications:
    Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire
    Neonatal Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required or within six (6) months of hire

    Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (RRT) or eligible to take the NBRC's Registered Respiratory Therapist exams and have passed the RRT exam within 18 months of hire required

    Required Skills
    Licenses:
    Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) required

    Posting ID: 555282735Posted: 2020-05-27