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Respiratory Therapist - $29-58 per hour

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

Job Description:

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

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: StaffInova Alexandria Hospital is seeking Respiratory Therapist 3 to join the team. This position full-time (36 hrs/week) working three 12 Hour night shift and every other weekend. We offer a great Sign-On 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 Alexandria HospitalResponsibilities- The Respiratory Therapist 3 administers advanced respiratory care therapeutics and diagnostic services with a high level of skill and proficiency.- Integrates knowledge, skills, and experience to promote optimum patient care.- Utilizes standards, guidelines, protocols, and pathways for optimal care delivery.- Incorporates data and information to continually improve care/practice to enhance outcomes is essential. Works effectively and appropriately while communicating with other healthcare team members, patients, and families.Requirements- Graduate of an accredited CoARC (The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) respiratory care program.- Two years in a critical care environment experience- Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) + One of the following (ACLS, PALS or NRP).- OR an Advanced Credential (ACCS, AEC, NPS, RPFT, CPFT or SDS) OR a relevant bachelor's degree.- Basic Life Support from AHA upon start.- Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Therapist.Additional RequirementsTraining in at least two age group populations. - 54.1-2408.4. Temporary authorization to practice.A. A health care practitioner licensed, certified, or registered in another state or the District of Columbia may temporarily practice for one 90-day period, provided that the following conditions are met:1. The practitioner is contracted by or has received an offer of employment in the Commonwealth from a licensed hospital, a nursing home, a dialysis facility, the Department of Health, or a local health department;2. The employer or contractor verifies that the out-of-state health care provider possesses an active and unencumbered license, certification, or registration for the profession in which he will be employed or contracted in another state or the District of Columbia;3. The employer or contractor obtains a report from the National Practitioner Data Bank if the applicant is subject to reporting; and4. Prior to the out-of-state health care practitioner's practicing, the employer or contractor notifies the appropriate health regulatory board that the out-of-state health care practitioner is employed or under contract and will practice under the temporary authorization. This notice shall include the out-of-state health care practitioner's out-of-state license, certification, or registration number and a statement that such practitioner meets all of the requirements set forth in this section.B. If the health care practitioner practicing with a temporary authorization has submitted an application for licensure, certification, or registration, the applicable health regulatory board shall expedite such applications for out-of-state health care practitioners practicing pursuant to this section. If licensure, certification, or registration remains pending after the initial 90-day temporary authorization, the authorization may be extended for an additional 60 days, provided that the employer or contractor submits notice to the applicable health regulatory board.C. Out-of-state health care practitioners practicing pursuant to this section shall be subject to the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth and shall be subject to disciplinary action by the applicable health regulatory board.D. The Department of Health Professions shall, beginning July 1, 2023, annually report to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Education and Health and the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions the number of out-of-state health care practitioners who have utilized the temporary authorization to practice pending licensure and have not subsequently been issued full licensure.2022, cc. 463, 464.Inova Job ID #653511. Posted job title: respiratory therapist 3 full-time night

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Respiratory Therapist - $29-58 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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