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Resp Therapist PRN Tier II

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSOVAH Health – DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center and Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are: From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving art and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.Why Choose Us:· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants· Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training· And much more… Position Summary: Sovah Danville is seeking a PRN Respiratory Therapist Tier II to examine patients with breathing-related conditions and conduct diagnostic testing. Consult with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

  • Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.
  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Evaluate respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
  • Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
  • Monitors, receives stocks and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.Minimum Education:
    • Associate's degree required.
    • Graduate of a Program in Respiratory Care for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist required. Required Skills:
      • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
      • Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity and appropriateness of care to the patients of Sovah Health Danville. Required Certifications/Licenses:
        • 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 or transfer
        • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required or within six (6) months of hire
        • Certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (CRT) or (RRT) required
        • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) required Minimum Work Experience:Tier II - $30
          • Minimum 18 months of RRT hospital experienceMinimum 36 months of CRT hospital experience
          • Minimum 1 shift per week
          • Two-weekend shifts/ month based on staffing needs
          • 2 Holidays per year – 1 major EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Resp Therapist PRN Tier II, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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