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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Clinch Valley Health. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Clinch Valley Health has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.

Respiratory Therapist

Richlands, Virginia

Req ID 7414-3862 Post Date May. 15, 2023 CategoryTechnician FacilityClinch Valley Health

Clinch Valley Health

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Clinch Valley Medical Center is a 175-bed acute care hospital with a growing integrated network of care that offers many services for our community. Today, our unwavering commitment to our patients ranks us as one of the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for quality of care – including patient safety and health outcomes.

Where We Are:

As one of the most peaceful towns in the State of Virginia, Richlands is comfortably located within the mountains of Southwest Virginia. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and along the banks of the Clinch River, the Town of Richlands is privileged by the exposure of a diverse and unique culture. Many of the local attractions reflect the unique culture of Appalachian Mountains.

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
  • Employee discount program
  • And much more…
Essential Job Functions: Responsible, able to work without supervision, dependable, exceptional patient care skills, good people skills.
  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist implements, recommends and coordinates the Respiratory Care of an assigned group of patients.
  • Supervises and makes assignments for Respiratory Care Students and checks work for accuracy in the absence of a Clinical Instructor.
  • Provides for continuity of care of patients by maintaining accurate patient records
  • Administers and evaluates therapy ordered by the physician.
  • Assists physician with therapeutic/equipment choices.
  • Uses and supervises the use of patient care equipment.
  • Attends meetings or training sessions as requested.
  • Follows and enforces recommended safety policies and procedures and infection control policies and procedures, in order to maintain a safe patient and employee environment.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.

Education: Formal education in Respiratory Care from an accredited college/university.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) successful year as a Respiratory Care Practitioner, with proven skills in performing diagnostic testing, including EKGs, Blood Gas Equipment Quality Control and Maintenance as well as all other aspects of Respiratory Care.
Special Qualifications: RRT/CRT Credentials required (NBRC). Licensed to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Virginia is required. Current BLS certification is required, ACLS certification is preferred.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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