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Respiratory Therapist - $29-58 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Dunn Loring
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Respiratory Therapist for a job in Dunn Loring, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: StaffInova Fairfax Hospital is seeking a Respiratory Therapist 1 to join the team. This position is fulltime (36 hrs) working varies shifts and schedules. We offer a great Sign-On Bonus, Referral Bonus, and Relocation Bonus! Plus, don't forget about our other amazing benefits and perks!Inova Benefits and Perks:- Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage- Paid Parental Leave- Retirement matching: dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute- Competitive salary- Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work.Shift: Night ShiftHours: 36 Hours Per Week 7:00PM to 7:00AM with Weekends and HolidaysLocation: Inova Fairfax HospitalResponsibilities- Performs basic clinical assessments (i.e. pulse rate, respiratory rate, breath sounds, cough/sputum, chest wall/movement, perceived work of breathing, etc.) of the cardiopulmonary system with a moderate degree of accuracy.- Administers basic respiratory therapeutic interventions (i.e. gas/humidity therapy, bronchial hygiene, CPT, lung inflation, airway management, manual ventilation, resuscitation and medicated aerosol) with moderate proficiency and occasional supervision.- Establishes and manages basic mechanical ventilation with the most commonly used ventilators with moderate proficiency and occasional supervision.- Performs weaning mechanics as ordered with high proficiency in more than 90 percent of ventilator patients cared for. Reviews the need for continuing ventilator support (i.e. spontaneous breathing trail, weaning) in more than 90 percent of the ventilator patients cared for on a daily basis.- Collects specimens and performs basic diagnostic testing (e.g. EKG, sputum collection, bedside spirometry) with moderate proficiency and occasional supervision.- Displays a moderate degree of accuracy in the interpretation of basic diagnostic and monitoring data (e.g. spirometry, CXR, culture and sensitivity, blood gases) in the majority of the patients cared for.- Formulates basic plans of care based on diagnostic data, responses to therapy and the physiologic profiles of patients cared for. Uses effective time management in work organization and triaging.- May perform additional duties as assigned.Requirements- Graduate of an accredited CoARC (The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) respiratory care program.- Certified Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care.- Basic Life Support from AHA upon start- Licensed Respiratory Therapist and eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.Inova Job ID #648772. Posted job title: respiratory therapist 1 full-time night

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Respiratory Therapist - $29-58 per hour, Other , Dunn Loring, DC

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