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Company: FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Location: Pinehurst
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is a nationally recognized health care system located in central North Carolina. Comprised of four hospitals (Moore, Hoke, Richmond, and Montgomery) with more than 600 beds, the system also offers leading-edge heart care in the Reid Heart Center, the area's only dedicated heart and vascular center. As of March 2023 FirstHealth of the Carolinas officially opened its new comprehensive cancer center to patients. FirstHealth Cancer Services is a leading-edge provider of North Carolina cancer care and provides high-quality, compassionate cancer care that's close to home. Our growing health system has more than 5,400 employees serving in more than 75 locations throughout a 15-county service area. In addition, the system provides home health and hospice services, emergency care, and medical transportation. FirstHealth of the Carolinas has over 50 primary care, specialty care, convenient care and dental clinics located throughout our service area.

We are committed to a culture of excellence in which everyone feels valued and connected, and where differences are both respected and supported. Our career opportunities allow our staff to practice in a team environment as a vital part of growing a widely respected health care system and medical community. We were recently named Becker's Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare.

The responsibilities for adult care include, but are not limited to: all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, invasive and non-invasive ventilation management protocols and our "evaluate and treat" consult service that allows our therapists to fully utilize their assessment skills and to optimize the plan of care accordingly.

The department boasts excellent relationships with the medical staff, including a supportive medical director (pulmonologist), critical care physicians and hospitalists. FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital offers a respiratory consult model that allows therapists to fully utilize their assessment skills and to optimize the plan of care accordingly. Services include: Level III NICU, Heart Center (including CABG), and both routine and cutting edge diagnostic services that include: Super Dimensional Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy (EBUS), and Bronchial Thermoplasty.

Position requirements: graduate of an approved respiratory care technology program with a current North Carolina Respiratory Care license, Registered Respiratory Therapist credential, and three (3) to five (5) years of current clinical respiratory care experience preferred. Clinical life safety certification requirements must be achieved prior to the end of the probationary/training period include: ACLS, PALS and NRP. Adult critical care experience is preferred.


Keywords: FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Fayetteville , RRT, Healthcare , Pinehurst, North Carolina

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