Position Information: The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory care services to all age groups including invasive and non-invasive ventilator management, airway management, aerosol medication administration, chest physical therapy, routine and advanced oxygen therapy, blood gas acquisition and analysis, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiogram acquisition and management, code blue and rapid response participation, neonatal resuscitation support at high risk infant deliveries, ventilator patient transport, and respiratory-focused patient teaching.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Certified Respiratory Therapist Required - And Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And Basic Life Support Required - And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support And Pediatric Advanced Life Support And Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required - Within 1 Year of Hire
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.