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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Company: Novant Health
Location: Salisbury
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:


Novant Health seeks Registered Respiratory Therapist IIs (RRTs) at Rowan Medical Center.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapists are eligible for a signing bonus up to $7,500 at qualifying locations
  • Certified Respiratory Therapists are eligible for a signing bonus up to $5,000 at qualifying locations and must be willing to obtain RRT within 12 months of start date
    • Relocation reimbursement up to $2,500 at qualifying locations

      Our Registered Respiratory Therapist II(RRT) serve as intricate leaders of the healthcare team by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their support system. Respiratory therapists practice under respiratory and ventilator management protocols with a high degree of autonomy. Depending upon the facility, they perform intubations and insert a-lines.

      Why Novant Health?
      • Career advancement and opportunities to practice at the top of your license
      • 8 Magnet Designated Hospitals
      • LeapFrog Grade "A" Ratings at all Novant Health facilities
      • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work

        • Education: Associate Degree required. Bachelors Degree preferred.
        • Experience: Two plus years acute care respiratory therapist experience preferred.
        • Licensure/Certification: Current RCP licensure in appropriate state required. BLS Healthcare Provider required. ACLS, PALS, NRP preferred.

          It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

          • Acts as a patient advocate for the patient and their support system by incorporating education in the interdisciplinary care plan
          • Prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels and ensures timely completion of care interventions, medical orders, etc.
          • Administers and evaluates medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transports patients
          • Ability to evaluate patient needs and provide appropriate routine respiratory care such as ABGs, bronchial hygiene therapy, etc., as well as perform higher levels of care in critical care areas and emergent situations
          • Demonstrates independence in the specialty of Respiratory Care. Practices according to state requirements and standards
          • Critical Care Specific: Ventilator management, code blue, airway management, interpretation and intervention with blood gas analysis, use of all related protocols for patient care

            Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth!

Keywords: Novant Health, Kannapolis , Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Healthcare , Salisbury, North Carolina

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