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Respiratory Care Assistant, Raleigh, Respiratory Care
  • Job ID: 52826
  • Job Category: Respiratory
  • Employment Type: Supplemental
  • Campus: WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue)
  • Department: Respiratory Care Services - 01_6175
  • Shift: Day/Evening

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit

Position Information:
The Respiratory Care Assistant (RCA) is enrolled in a recognized Respiratory Care Program that have been approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.  Respiratory Care Assistant will work under the direct supervision of a licensed respiratory care practitioner (RCP).  The RCA will be competent and perform the following respiratory care procedures:  oxygen supply systems, equipment processing, manual resuscitation, oxygen administration, humidity and aerosol therapy, small volume nebulizer therapy, MDI administration, incentive spirometry, non-invasive mechanical airway clearance therapy, chest physiotherapy with suctioning, arterial puncture, electrocardiogram (if performed by hiring institute), and patient reporting.

Experience Requirements:
Training Clinical - Respiratory Therapy Required

Education Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent  Required - And College Courses Respiratory Therapy Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Respiratory Care Assistant Required - And Basic Life Support Required - And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Required - And Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required

Hours of Work:

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements: