WakeMed Health & Hospitals Respiratory Therapist (Garner) - Supplemental Days in Raleigh, North Carolina

Respiratory Therapist (Garner) - Supplemental Days

Job ID #: 26463


WakeMed Garner Healthplex

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Respiratory Care Services - 33_6175

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About WakeMed

About WakeMed Health & Hospitals

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 896-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 8,200 employees, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians, and the more than 255 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.

Position Information

The Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Care Services department encompasses responsibility for administering respiratory care within the scope of practice under a physician's order including, but not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, advanced airway management, arterial puncture and analysis, ECG's and mechanical ventilation of adult/geriatric patients. The therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, with communication to the physician and health care team. The staff Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, vision, and values in the management of patient care.

Experience Requirements :

Clinical - Respiratory Therapy And/Or Clinical - Emergency/Trauma Preferred

Education Required :

Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements :

Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner Required

Hours of Work :

As needed

Weekend Requirements :

As Needed

Call Requirements :

1 call shift per 6 week schedule