Respiratory Therapist PRN
Location:
Reston , Virginia
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
08540-14089
Respiratory Therapist (RRT) PRN Nights - New PRN Tier Program, Offering Increased PRN Hourly Rates & Flexible Schedule
Reston Hospital Center, Reston, VA

Reston Hospital Center is seeking energized Respiratory Therapists to join our awesome Respiratory Team for a PRN position. We are looking for compassionate, knowledgeable and collaborative candidates who strive for clinical excellence and make patient safety a top priority. A minimum of two years acute related RRT experience is required to be eligible for PRN status. RRT certification from NBRC and current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia is also required. We have flexible scheduling to meet your lifestyle needs! We offer excellent education resources, room for advancement and a close-knit working environment!

Our new PRN Tier Options include:

Option 1:

  • Scheduled to work six 12- hour shifts (72 hours) per (8) week schedule, Four (4) weekend shift per schedule
  • Holidays: One (1) Minor Holiday (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day) and One (1) Major Holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's)

Option 2:

  • Scheduled to work ten 12-hour shifts (120 hours) per (8) week scheduled, Five (5) weekend shifts per schedule
  • Holidays: One (1) Minor Holiday (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day) and One (1) Major Holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's)

Shift and hours will be determined by the Respiratory Director or Supervisor and holidays will be assigned at the beginning of the calendar year or when agreement starts. Must be available for minimum of two shifts per week to complete Unit/Department orientation.

Reston Hospital Center conveniently located in the heart of Reston's vibrant Town Center , is a 187-bed acute care medical and surgical hospital providing services for the Northern Virginia region and eastern Loudoun counties, We are located within 20 miles of the Washington, D.C. Metro area. Services offered include 24-hour emergency/trauma care and the hospital specializes in maternal/child health, surgical services on both an inpatient and extensive outpatient basis, urological services including lithotripsy, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. Reston Hospital Center is a certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia.

Part of HCA , the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Reston Hospital achieves high honors for attentive patient care and nursing excellence! Reston Hospital is the only hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for 3 consecutive years. Reston Hospital Center has been consistently recognized for its performance on accountability measure data for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. A caring organization, Reston Hospital Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community.

JOB PURPOSE
Administer/perform and document all established department services and special procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting all aspects of patient care. Therapist will work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, quality health care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of applicable patient growth and development, possess the ability to assess data reflective of patient's age-specific needs; and, have the ability to provide care needed by all treated patient group(s). Therapist will implement and/or comply with all the policies, procedures and standards of the department and the institution.
Qualifications:
Education :
Graduate of an NBRC approved program for respiratory therapy, qualifying candidate for certification/registry.

License :
Current Licensure as a Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Certification:
RRT from National Board Respiratory Care (NBRC); BCLS, NRP, ACLS and PALS within 90 days of hire.

Experience :
Two years of acute related Respiratory Therapist experience required.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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