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Respiratory Therapist, Reg (Cary) - Supplemental Eve/Night (Weekends)

Cary, North Carolina


Department: Respiratory Care

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At WakeMed, Respiratory Therapists are responsible for administering respiratory care within the scope of their practice under a physician's order including, but not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, advanced airway management, arterial puncture and analysis, ECG's and mechanical ventilation. Dependent on role, patient populations may consist of adult/geriatric, pediatric and neonatal patients. The therapist plans, implements and evaluates effectiveness of therapy with communication to physician and health care team. Completion of age specific competencies is required. The staff therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, vision, and values in the management of patient care.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Respiratory Therapist at WakeMed? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

Traits
  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate
  • Collaborator
  • Quick-Thinking
  • Patient Ally
  • Analytical

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Culture

  • Respect for People
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment & Accountability

Rewards

  • Healthcare

    Medical & dental insurance, Pre-tax flexible spending accounts & voluntary vision insurance.

  • PDO

    Paid vacation and sick leave

  • Retirement Savings

    Retirement savings plan [403(b)] with employer matching, Basic and supplemental life insurance, Short-and long-term disability coverage.

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition reimbursement

  • Wellness Programs

    Health and Wellness education programs, Tobacco cessation assistance, Fitness center

  • Variety

    Wide range of opportunities, locations and distinct environments allowing you to provide the highest quality care possible.

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Responsibilities

Department Respiratory Care


WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area. This full-service community hospital has 178 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. The only hospital in western Wake County, Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services; Women's Pavilion & Birthplace; intensive care; general medical and surgical nursing care; telemetry monitoring unit; cardiac and vascular catheterization labs; centers for advanced gastrointestinal, chest pain and sleep; inpatient rehab and outpatient specialty rehab services; and outpatient ancillary services. Additionally, the hospital’s 24-hour emergency department is backed by WakeMed Children's Hospital and Wake County's only Level I WakeMed Trauma Center in Raleigh.

Cary Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Chest Pain from the American College of Cardiology. WakeMed Cary Hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.



The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory care services to all age groups including invasive and non-invasive ventilator management, airway management, aerosol medication administration, chest physical therapy, routine and advanced oxygen therapy, blood gas acquisition and analysis, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiogram acquisition and management, code blue and rapid response participation, neonatal resuscitation support at high risk infant deliveries, ventilator patient transport, and respiratory-focused patient teaching.



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1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Preferred

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Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required

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Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Basic Life Support Required - And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support And Pediatric Advanced Life Support And Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required - Within 1 Year of Hire

: Sunday-Saturday/ 7p-7a
: As Needed
: yes

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