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Respiratory Therapist, Reg (Apex) - Supplemental / Rotating

Raleigh, North Carolina


Department: Respiratory Care Services

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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 Services


Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

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, ECG's and mechanical ventilation of adult/geriatric patients. The therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, with communication to the physician and health care team. 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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1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy And/Or 1 Year Clinical - Emergency/Trauma 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

: Rotating
: As Needed
: as scheduled

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