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RRT

Martinsville, Virginia

Req ID 7455-12142 Post Date Mar. 28, 2024 CategoryTherapists FacilitySovah Health - Martinsville
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Martinsville, VA.

Sign-on bonus: $20,000

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full-service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

                             

Where We Are:      

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!

                        

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…

Position Summary:

Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Registered Respiratory Therapist to examine patients with breathing-related conditions and conduct diagnostic testing. Consult with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

  • Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.
  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Evaluate respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
  • Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
  • Monitors, receives stocks and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.

Minimum Education:

  • Associate’s degree required.
  • Graduate of a Program in Respiratory Care Therapy required.

 

Required Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


**Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to ensure continuity and appropriateness of care to the patients of Sovah Health Martinsville.**

 

Required Certifications/Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association required or within six (6) months of hire
  • Neonatal Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required or within six (6) months of hire
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (RRT) or eligible to take the NBRC’s Registered Respiratory Therapist exams and have passed the RRT exam within 18 months of hire required.
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) required.

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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