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Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
University of Virginia Medical Center

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Respiratory Therapist – Registered $20K Sign On Bonus – UVA Medical Center

Full Time

 Sign On Bonus potential : $20,000 (3 year commitment). Qualified candidates must accept an offer of employment by 11/15/2021.

**Relocation assistance** available per UVA Medical Center policy.

A rewarding quality of life awaits you in C-Ville: Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. It’s a big city that is sophisticated, yet small-town friendly. And our Dual career program assists spouses/partners to identify local employment opportunities.

Position Compensation Range: $23.76 – $38.02 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy educational program. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: 12 months of acute/critical care Respiratory Therapy clinical experience.

Licensure: Active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required (new graduates must obtain within 90 days of hire). Licensed to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. Active NBRC Specialty Credential (e.g., RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS) required within 2 years of hire.

COVID Vaccination Requirement
The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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