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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy- $15,000 Retention Bonus

Job ID: 956660
Facility: The Outer Banks Hospital, Inc.
Location: Nags Head, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital
 
Known for the wide expanse of open beaches and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is home to The Outer Banks Hospital.
 
Situated in Nags Head, we’re driven to provide the highest-quality, compassionate care in a manner that embodies the friendly hospitality that the Outer Banks is renowned for. Our patient survey ratings and team member engagement scores rank among the best in the nation. We may appear small but we’re mighty and are one of only a handful of critical access hospitals in the U.S. to have an accredited cancer program.
 
Voted one of the top 100 community hospitals in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review, we are a partnership between Vidant Health in Greenville, NC and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare in Chesapeake, VA. We offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services to meet the healthcare needs of our community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to over 250,000 in the summer months.
 
Our campus offers four ORs, a medical/surgical unit, a labor & delivery suite with a dedicated caesarian section OR, a full rehabilitation therapy center, cancer treatment and radiation therapy center, and a 24-hour emergency department.
 
In addition, we are affiliated with the Outer Banks Medical Group comprised of multiple primary care, specialty care, and urgent care practices.  
 
We welcome you to make a difference with us and to become a part of our collaborative and innovative community.

Position Summary

Under the Clinical Supervision of the Medical Director of Respiratory Care and the overall supervision of the Manager of Respiratory Care and Respiratory Care Supervisor the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) provides safe, expedient, cost-effective Respiratory Care services. As a member of a team of health care professionals, an RCP evaluates, treats and manages patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders in a wide variety of clinical settings. Respiratory Care Practitioners behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals. In addition to performing respiratory care procedures, RCP's are involved in clinical decision-making (such as patient assessment, treatment selection and reassessment of treatment efficacy), goal directed respiratory care planning and patient education. RCP's are required to document in the patient medical record factual, accurate, complete, timely, legible and legal information about the care they provide to each patient. Each RCP is responsible for billing the patient correctly for the services provided.

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

This is a full-time, 36 hours per week, position.

This position is eligible for full-time team member benefits.

The schedule for this position is 7p-7a.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant 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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