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Date Added: Sat 18/07/2020

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST 2

Alexandria, Virginia, US
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Company: INOVA HEALTH SYSTEM

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job_Description

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: The Respiratory Therapist II is a mid-level therapist
with basic assessment and therapeutic skills in multiple patient populations
and advanced assessments/skills in select areas or age groups. The RT II is
expected to have higher knowledge, skills and ability level than the
Respiratory Therapist I. The RT II can handle most circumstances that may arise
pertaining to respiratory care volumes with minimal supervision. REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Required: 6 months in the critical care environment -OR- 1 or more
years of specialized training in an advanced diagnostic/pulmonary rehab setting
as a practicing RT. Preferred/Desired: Greater than 1 year of experience. Must
have Virginal license & BLS. Must also have ACLS, PALS or NRP.

Inova hospitals were once again awarded A grades for the Spring 2020
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means
there s no safer place for you to work.

Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE

Strict PPE requirements for all staff and visitors

All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines

M asks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free
visitors

New safety wayfinding and social distancing signage is installed everywhe

Waiting rooms and registration areas are arranged for social distancing

We deep-clean our facilities nightly; we wipe surfaces and sanitize
throughout the day

Hand sanitizer is available everywhere at all times

All team members are required to practice frequent hand washing

Patients with symptoms are immediately directed to separate exam rooms

Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas

Inova operates drive-through Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed
from the main facilities

Requirements

Experience: The Repiratory II (RTII) is a mid-level therapist, with basic
assessment and theapeutic skills in multiple patient populations, and advanced
assessment/Skills in select areas or age groups. RT II is expected to have
higher knowledge, skill, and ability level than the RT I, and to routinely
perform at that level. The RT II is expected to routinely perform and interact
to as a professional. The RT II can handle most circumstances that arise
pertaining to respiratory care with minimal supervision.

MINIMUM REQUIRED: 6 months in the critical care environment or 1 or more years
of specialized training in advanced diagnostic/pulmonary rehab as a practicing
RT.
PERFERRED/DESIRED: Greater than one year critical care experience.

Education: Graduate fo a Respiratory accredited CoARC (Commission on
Accreditation for Respiratory Care) Program

Certification: See official Inova Job Description on InovaNet.
Work Site Location
INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Work Site Address
2501 PARKERS LANE
Work Site City/State
ALEXANDRIA, VA
Schedule
Monday-Friday
Shift
Night
EEO Tagline
M/F/Vets/Disabled
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