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Respiratory Care Asst - Respiratory Care

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 12328
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2022

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Respiratory Care

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.500000

Work Type: 32 to 47 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR NIGHT - Most of shift btwn 7P-7A

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:
1. Administers a variety of simple respiratory modalities such as therapeutic gases, medications, evaluation, treatment, etc. as described in the Respiratory Care policy and procedure manual.
2. Consults with physicians and other healthcare professionals to help develop and modify patient care plans.
3. Records treatment and test results in patients’ charts when performed.
4. Cleans and disinfects respiratory equipment and accessories.
5. Performs related duties such as assisting physicians with special procedures.
6. Responds to Code Blue and Code Trauma.
7. Participates in appropriate continuing education.


Responsibilities:
1. Administers a variety of simple respiratory modalities such as therapeutic gases, medications, evaluation, treatment, etc. as described in the Respiratory Care policy and procedure manual.
2. Consults with physicians and other healthcare professionals to help develop and modify patient care plans.
3. Records treatment and test results in patients’ charts when performed.
4. Cleans and disinfects respiratory equipment and accessories.
5. Performs related duties such as assisting physicians with special procedures.
6. Responds to Code Blue and Code Trauma.
7. Participates in appropriate continuing education.

Position Requirements

Education:

Essential:
* General Education Degree

Other information:
1. Education: Completion of 1 year of an AMA accredited respiratory care educational program.
2. Licensure / Certifications: Registered as a Respiratory Care Assistant with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board. American Heart Association BLS certified required.
3. Experience: None required
Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve.
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek.
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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