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Respiratory Therapist, Emergency Department
  • Job ID: 56486
  • Job Category: Respiratory
  • Employment Type: Supplemental
  • Campus: WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
  • Department: Respiratory Care Services - 31_6175
  • Shift: Rotating

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 Therapist in the Respiratory Care Services department encompasses responsibility for administering respiratory care within the scope their scope of practice under a physician's order including but not limited to all types of oxygen therapy aerosol therapy advanced airway management arterial puncture and analysis ECG's and mechanical ventilation of adult/geriatric patients. The Therapist plans implements and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy with communication to the physician and health care team. The Therapist understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission vision and values in the management of patient care.

Experience Requirements:
1 Year Clinical - Respiratory Therapy In Clinical - Emergency/Trauma Preferred

Education Required:
Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Registered Respiratory Therapist Required - And NC Respiratory Care Practitioner Required - And Basic Life Support Required - And Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Required - Within 30 Days of Hire Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required - Within 30 Days of Hire Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required - Within 30 Days of Hire

Hours of Work:

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements: