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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Ahoskie

Job ID: 948678
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed community hospital located in Ahoskie. Serving four nearby counties, the 15-bed emergency department sees approximately 18,000 patients per year. ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital provides a wide range of health services, including medical, surgical and radiation oncology. In addition, the Wound Healing and Pain Management clinics serve as referral centers for neighboring ECU Health hospitals and providers.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Associate Degree or higher in an approved COARC program for Respiratory Care.

Active licensure with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board upon hire and is maintained yearly.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registry Eligible with RRT credential obtained within 6 months of graduation.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS), if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 6 months of employment and maintained.

Advance Life Support Certification (ACLS), if not current at time of hire, must complete within first 12 months of Employment and maintained.

If working in the Children's hospital you are required to have PALS and NRP in place of the ACLS and you must have completed the NBRC NPS exam by 12 months from your orientation end date.

0 to 3 years post graduate experience is required.

Active status with NBRC recommended

Other Information

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Potential $15,000 Retention bonus for full time new hires
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Free Parking, on campus Employee Clinic & Employee Pharmacy
  • Initial Clinical Mentor Program for experienced RTs (12 weeks)

Full-time opportunities (36 hours/week) 12 hour shift to be determined (days or nights)

Other Information

Recruiter Contact Information: [email protected]

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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