Respiratory Therapist
CVS Health
 Homestead, VA

Job Description

The Registered Respiratory Therapist builds upon the overall pulmonary management in identifying and implementing physician directed respiratory care interventions for an individual or a group of patients. Works cooperatively with nursing and other health care team members for professional respiratory care practice for all patients ranging in ages from neonates to adults in all clinical and ambulatory settings. Responsible for the appropriate age specific assessment and treatment of patients. May have access to, or oversight of Protected Health Information (PHI) in the course of carrying out position duties.

Physical Location

Hospital-Leigh

Department Number and Name

010025310 Respiratory Care

Employment Status

Full time

Shifts

Rotating

Job Posting

Sentara Healthcare is currently recruiting for an experienced Respiratory Therapist to work Full-time (36hrs/wk), Rotating Shift (Days, Evenings & Nights) in support of operations at our Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA. 

 
Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services.  Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care.  The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services.  It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center. 

 
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We’re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

 
Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

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Required Education

Associate's Level Degree - RESPIRATORY THERAPY OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Experience

Required: None, unless noted in the “Other“ section below

Preferred: Clinical Respiratory Care - 1 year

Licenses and Certifications

Required: Basic Life Support, Reg Resp Ther, Respiratory Therapist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other“ section below

Skills

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Mathematics, Troubleshooting

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other“ section below

Other

Associates or Bachelor's degree required. 7900SE - Driver's License. Active RCP or RRT required. Non degreed applicants with RRT credentials prior to January 1, 2006 will also be considered.

City

Norfolk, VA

Job Category

Rehabilitative Services/Therapy