AARC Career Center

Location:
Opelika, Alabama
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
East Alabama Medical Center

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Respiratory Therapist & Neonatal Respiratory Therapist – East Alabama Medical Center

***$5,000 sign-on bonus***

EAMC is searching for Respiratory Therapist and Neonatal Respiratory Therapist to join our NICU Nursery and Respiratory Team! Due to EAMC’s rapid expansion we are in need of several Respiratory Therapist positions ranging from full-time, part-time, and per diem!

Job Description: The Registered Respiratory Therapist is expected to have higher knowledge, skill and ability level than the Certified Respiratory Therapist, and to routinely perform at that level. Clinical Practice – Administers respiratory care therapeutics and diagnostic services with skill and proficiency. Routinely integrates knowledge, skills and experience to promote optimum care for the patient. Patient Care- Routinely interacts with healthcare team, patients and families as a professional and exhibits the Core Values of EAMC in all areas of care. Safety and Environment of Care- Applies clinical practice guidelines to ensure patient and employee safety at all times. Follows standards of care and department policy at all times regarding equipment use, cleaning and equipment checks. Professional Development – Assumes responsibility for self-development through continuing education and maintains all appropriate credentials and licensure. Aids in the advancement of the Respiratory Therapy field.

Clinical Practice – Administers respiratory care therapeutic and diagnostic services with skill and proficiency. Routinely integrates knowledge, skills and experience to promote optimum care for the patient. Use Therapist driven protocols, Ventilator management.  New ventilator fleet, New V30 bipaps and large V60 vent fleet.  New Level II Nursery with plans to upgrade to Level III NICU in 2021.

Patient Care– Routinely interacts with healthcare team, patients and families as a professional and exhibits the Core Values of EAMC in all areas of care. Must be confident in patient assessment and care plan.

Safety and Environment of Care– Applies clinical practice guidelines to ensure patient and employee safety at all times. Follows standards of care and department policy at all times regarding equipment use, cleaning and equipment checks.

Professional Development – Assumes responsibility for self-development through continuing education and maintains all appropriate credentials and licensure. Aids in the advancement of the Respiratory Therapy field.

Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma
  • Must have current Alabama Board of Respiratory Therapy state license
  • Must have current Registered Respiratory Therapy national license
  • ACLS and PALS within 12 months, BLS within 90 days

Preferred Experience:

  • NICU experience

If you or someone you know is interested in joining an amazing organization, please visit www.eamc.org/careers-and-resources to apply!

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