Respiratory Therapist, Reg (North Hospital) - Full-time - Nights
Raleigh, North Carolina
Department: Respiratory Care Services
Your career. Made up of quality, care and compassion.
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.
What makes a successful Respiratory Therapist at WakeMed? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Patient Ally
- Respect for People
- Commitment & Accountability
Working at WakeMed
At WakeMed, every decision we make is in the best interest of our patients and their families. We rely on talented, diverse and passionate employees who are dedicated to our mission and driven to provide exceptional care and caring.
The Pyramid Society Award represents WakeMed’s highest honor. Nominated by their peers, winners are honored for outstanding performance that goes above and beyond their work duties and contributes to our Aspirational Goals.
Medical & dental insurance, Pre-tax flexible spending accounts & voluntary vision insurance.
Paid vacation and sick leave
Retirement savings plan [403(b)] with employer matching, Basic and supplemental life insurance, Short-and long-term disability coverage.
Health and Wellness education programs, Tobacco cessation assistance, Fitness center
Wide range of opportunities, locations and distinct environments allowing you to provide the highest quality care possible.
WakeMed North Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. WakeMed North offers the areas only Women’s Hospital and inpatient and outpatient services for the whole family including: 24/7 emergency, surgery, childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, physical therapy, outpatient imaging, laboratory and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.
The 61-bed hospital provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages, and medical and surgical services for men and women. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed’s Raleigh Campus.
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 in the Respiratory Care Services department encompasses responsibility for administering respiratory care within the scope their scope of 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, electrocardiograms and mechanical ventilation of adult, geriatric and neonatal patients. The therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, with communication to the physician and health care team.
1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy In Clinical - Emergency/Trauma Preferred
Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required
Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Basic Life Support Required
Hours of Work:
3 days a weeek 12 hrs
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