Registered Respiratory Therapist

Asheville, NC

Job Category: RRT Job ID: 943313 Salary: 23.29/hour - 43.7/hour

Job Description


Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: North Carolina




Company Overview:

We are a leading healthcare facility in North Carolina dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and improving the health and well-being of our community. We are currently seeking highly skilled and compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapists to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our patients and make a difference in their lives.




Job Summary:

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, you will play a vital role in assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients with respiratory disorders. You will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop and implement effective treatment plans and provide ongoing respiratory care. Your expertise and attention to detail will be essential in delivering high-quality care to patients of all ages, from neonates to geriatric populations.




Responsibilities:
  1. Conduct thorough patient assessments, including reviewing medical histories, performing physical examinations, and evaluating respiratory function.
  2. Administer a variety of respiratory therapies, including oxygen therapy, nebulizer treatments, bronchodilator therapy, and chest physiotherapy.
  3. Monitor and adjust mechanical ventilation settings for patients requiring respiratory support.
  4. Perform arterial blood gas analysis and interpret results to assess and manage oxygenation and acid-base balance.
  5. Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to develop comprehensive treatment plans for patients with respiratory disorders.
  6. Educate patients and their families on respiratory conditions, treatment options, and self-management techniques.
  7. Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, including treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  8. Adhere to infection control protocols and ensure the safety and well-being of patients at all times.
  9. Stay current with advancements in respiratory care by participating in continuing education and professional development activities.




Qualifications:
  1. Valid license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in the state of North Carolina.
  2. Associate degree or higher in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program.
  3. Certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  4. BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) certifications.
  5. Excellent knowledge of respiratory therapy principles, procedures, and equipment.
  6. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and healthcare professionals.
  7. Ability to work independently and make critical decisions in emergency situations.
  8. Attention to detail and strong analytical skills to assess patient conditions accurately.
  9. Flexibility to work varying shifts, including weekends and holidays, based on the needs of the department.




We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our employees (from $27-$38/hr based on years of experience Shift differentials: 2nd $2.75, 3rd- $1.50, Weekend $1.50, Weekender- $4.00).




If you are a dedicated and compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapist seeking a position in a dynamic healthcare environment, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to improving the lives of our patients and the community we serve.




To apply, please submit your resume to jerry@allmedsearch.com












Meet Your Recruiter

Jerry Ruta
Franchise Partner

With over 30 years of executive and senior leadership roles in national restaurant chains, Guerrino “Jerry” Ruta is a proven leader. He has helped build successful organizations by effectively  sourcing, developing and promoting exceptional people. Jerry is a focused, driven leader who values professional relationships. He is a persuasive, influential communicator who thrives in challenging situations. He has a straightforward, helpful, collaborative approach with recruiting and staffing.

Jerry and his wife, Terry, are Pittsburgh natives and now live in Carver, MN. They have two grown children, Nicole and Augustin.

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