Registered Respiratory Therapist II PRN

Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

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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! 

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 Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least one year of NICU/PICU 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 proactive, goal-oriented team player in search of extra shifts or a flexible schedule this Registered Respiratory Therapist II PRN position is perfect for you!


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

  • Maintain NBRC credentials for Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Ensures safe and appropriate oxygen administrations through the Oxygen Therapist Driven Protocol.

  • Performs non-invasive SpO2 monitoring through pulse oximetry via overnight studies, exercise, continuous and spot checks.

  • Administers all therapy modalities to Adults, NICU and PICU patients per physician orders.

  • Performs VEST therapy.

  • Performs regular equipment rounds, cleaning and set up

  • Sets up and operates CPAP/Bi-Level therapy.

  • Performs adult/neonatal/pediatric arterial/capillary puncture and blood gas analysis while adhering to established blood gas quality control protocol

  • Performs trouble-shooting and maintenance of Blood Gas Machine as a Super User.

  • Responds and participates in all code blue situations.

  • Sets up and monitors NIPPV (non-invasive positive pressure ventilation) through both Bi-Level and Volume ventilation.

  • Initiates, operates and monitors Adult, neonatal and/or pediatric mechanical ventilators. 

  • Assists in bedside therapeutic bronchoscopies.

  • Performs diagnostic bronchoscopies.

  • Initiates, operates and monitors both Heliox and Nitric Oxide therapy.

  • Precepts new employees or staff members entering into a new area of training.

  • Performs bedside spirometry.

  • Performs Diagnostic Pulmonary Function studies.

  • Performs Metabolic testing for spontaneously breathing and artificially ventilated patients.

  • Performs intubations as needed as a member of the Code Blue team.

  • Sets up and operates specialized neonatal/pediatric-monitoring equipment.

  • Transports infants and children.  Takes NICU/PICU call as required/needed.

  • Assists with neonatal/pediatric deliveries & emergencies.

  • Performs peripheral and umbilical arterial line draws.  

  • Maintains NRP & PALS certificates.

  • Clinical Ladder participants: Completes the requirements for finishing five projects per year.

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 so 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.”







  • High School Graduate and Graduate of Registered Respiratory Therapy Program (RRT) (required)
  • Current Virginia Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (required)
  • Maintain NBRC credentials for  Registered Respiratory Therapist (required)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers  (required)
  • Registered or registry-eligible Respiratory Therapist (preferred)
  • NBRC Perinatal/Pediatric Specialty Exam passed (preferred)
  • CPFT, NRP, PALS and/or ACLS (preferred)
  • Documented one year clinical experience through education or work experience (required)
  • One year critical care, NICU/PICU RRT experience; knowledge and experience in basic floor care and mechanical ventilation, blood gas analysis, pulmonary function testing, bronchoscopy, capnography and oximetry equipment (preferred)


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