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Posted by: Sentara on Feb 13, 2018


Location:

Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

Job Description: Job Description
Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Respiratory Therapist, RRT for Part Time - Evening or Night Shift
Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250 bed facility that has been newly renovated. Sentara Leigh Hospital is centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 away from each area. Norfolk, VA is a waterfront city that offers a historic downtown area with shopping and excellent restaurants. You will find that the City of Norfolk offers festivals and music for weekend fun. Do you like baseball or hockey; we have minor league teams here in Norfolk. If you enjoy a cruise you can board the cruise ship right at our waterfront area. Cruises depart to Bermuda and the Islands of the Bahamas a number of times a year. If you love the shoreline you will find 14 miles of open public beaches with no fees and steps away from the calming waters of the bay. You will find myriad festivals, cultural events; live concerts on the sands, music on the boardwalk stages, magicians, and holiday light celebrations all at the Virginia Beach Ocean Front. Rent a beach cruiser on the board walk, tour the Cape Henry Lighthouse, and visit the Virginia Marine Science and Old Coast Guard Museum. Activities go through all seasons and most are free! Enjoy fresh seafood, pastas, steaks, and outdoor patio tap house restaurants and bars. Come explore Sentara and live, work and play in a great area!
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.
Education Level
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
License
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
Respiratory Therapist will participate in advanced clinical treatment of our patients using therapist-driven protocols and evidence-based medical practice Respiratory Therapist's Inpatient services include medication administration, medical gas administration, diagnostic and therapeutic services, and mechanical ventilation. Assess modalities of Respiratory Therapy and consult with Physician for adverse reaction Provides floor treatment, emergency room, ICU and surgical respiratory services Respiratory Therapist will be an integral part of the Rapid Response Team and Code Blue Ventilator, BiPap - Cpap setup and management Observes equipment functionality for safety and efficiency and that results are optimum Documents patients medical records regarding respiratory therapy information and treatment Provides education and explain prescribed respiratory care to patient and family as needed Excellent customer service Virginia Respiratory Therapist License RRT Certification BLS Certification Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy required

Educational verification may be required for this position.
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About Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service. Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and is the #1 most integrated health care system for two consecutive years. We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

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