Resp Therapist, Transport
Raleigh, North Carolina
Department: Mobile 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.
The Children's Transport Respiratory Therapist will function as an equal part of the transport team, assist in delivering comprehensive care to neonatal and pediatric patients and their families through the implementation of a plan of care. This plan is based upon the patient's developmental and health care needs identified through the assessment of the patient's physical, psychological, socioeconomic status, and physician orders regarding care, treatment, and education with a focus of respiratory disease and ventilation management. This includes, but is not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, phlebotomy, ECGs and mechanical ventilation of the neonate, infant, child, adolescent and adult patient. The provider plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of treatment, with communication to the team, physician and health care providers. The Children's Transport Respiratory Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of patient care services.
5 Years Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Required - With 3 Years Clinical - Neonatology And Clinical - Pediatrics Required - And/Or 2 Years Clinical - Prehospital Care Or Clinical - Critical Care Transport Preferred
Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required
Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required - And Emergency Vehicle Operator Insurance Required
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