Certified Respiratory Therapist I in Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest

Certified Respiratory Therapist I

Richmond, VA, United States
Full-time • Days (Rotating Weekends)
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 95879
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Come join us at Henrico Doctors Hospital! The Forest Campus is a 340-bed acute care facility located in Richmond, VA that is part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) family. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless! 

Qualified candidates can receive up to a $10k sign on bonus, apply today! Current HCA employees are not eligible for the sign on bonus.

As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We are also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.

The Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department provides patient care for all patient populations including adult, neonatal and pediatric. In addition, to being designated as a Level II trauma center, our staff covers all of the patient care areas including, general floors, surgical, cardiac, level III Neonatal, and pediatric ICU, ED, Labor & Delivery and outpatient testing (pulmonary function testing). Are you a Certified Respiratory Therapist with at least one year of critical care experience? Would you like to work for one of Richmond’s preeminent facilities? Are you a patient centric professional who embodies HCA’s mission to commit to the care and improvement of human life? If you are a proactive, goal-oriented team player with the ability to work independently this Certified Respiratory Therapist position is perfect for you! 

The duties and responsibilities of the Certified Respiratory Therapist include, but are not limited to:

Administers floor and critical care therapy modalities. Performs arterial puncture and blood gas analysis and instrument QC. Responds to cardiopulmonary arrests, rapid responses and trauma activations. Maintains and processes equipment. Provides specialized service to the department.


  1. Maintains Health Care Provider BLS and ACLS certifications
  2. Maintains state license requirements.
  3. Maintains NBRC credentials for Certified Respiratory Therapist
  4. Fulfills staff meeting, in-service, competency and on-going education requirements.
  5. Ensures safe and appropriate oxygen administrations through the Oxygen Therapist Driven Protocol.
  6. Performs non-invasive SpO2 monitoring through pulse oximetry via overnight studies, exercise, continuous and spot checks.
  7. Administers all therapy modalities to patients per physician orders.
  8. Performs airway clearance therapy, including VEST
  9. Performs basic operations on the Meditech system.
  10. Performs regular equipment rounds.



High School Graduate

Graduate of a COARC approved Certified Respiratory Therapy Program (CRT)



One year experience. Knowledge and experience in basic floor care, noninvasive and mechanical ventilation, blood gas analysis, pulmonary function

testing, bronchoscopy, capnography and oximetry equipment.



Current Virginia Licensed Respiratory Therapist

Maintain NBRC credentials for Certified Respiratory Therapist

Current Health Care Provider BLS

Current ACLS Certification


NBRC subspecialty credential - Adult Critical Care Specialty


Active member of the American Association for

We value you and your future. HCA is proud to offer great leadership, a nurturing environment, many opportunities for growth and development, competitive pay and great full-time/part-time benefits including multiple health insurance plan options, comprehensive dental coverage, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today’s life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, apply today!

About HCA:

HCA is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 184 hospitals and 2000 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers and physician clinics located in 21 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom. HCA is ranked number 63 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently recognized for being one of the “Worlds Most Admired Companies” and “World’s Most Ethical Companies.”


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