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Bon Secours Mercy Health NICU/PICU Respiratory Therapist in Richmond, Virginia

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Primary function within Department Policies \ Procedures and Standards of Care, reviews patient data, makes assessment of patient's respiratory status, assembles necessary equipment and checks for proper functioning, and administers prescribed therapies as ordered. Monitors patient's response to such therapies and makes recommendations to change or modify based on the assessment. Documents all treatments and therapies provided as required. Performs diagnostic testing for Arterial Blood Gases and Co-oximetry. Performs patient and family education and instructions in order to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation necessary for attainment of goals and therapies. Ability to work with two (2) or more Age Specific Groups in a Critical Care environment (Adult, Pediatrics, NICU, Transport), performs general therapy to all age specific groups served by the facility. Participates in on-call rotations as required by departmental policies and acts in charge capacity as needed.


  1. Requires knowledge of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pulmonary physics, pulmonary pathophysiology, advanced respiratory care, mathematics, blood gas chemistry, pharmacology at a level generally acquired through completion of AMA approved therapist program, technician program in a hospital Respiratory Care Department.

  2. Work requires comprehensive knowledge of all department policies, procedures, systems, and equipment as well as proficiency in performing clinical treatments at a level generally acquired during two-year Respiratory Care Program.

  3. Must maintain current CPR certification. May be required to maintain NRP and\or ACLS as required by departmental policy.

  4. Must maintain current Virginia Respiratory Care Licensure in order to practice Respiratory Care.

  5. Demonstrated clinical competency in the care of two (2) or more Age Specific Groups in a Critical Care environment (Adult, Pediatrics, NICU, Transport). Such clinical competency can be validated through completion of Clinical Ladder and facility specific competency


  1. Must have one year experience as a RRT. NICU/PICU experience preferred.

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  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

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Respiratory Therapy - St. Mary's - Richmond

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