Respiratory Therapist Lead

Job Location US-NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
Presbyterian Medical Center
Respiratory Care
Work Schedule
Cardiopulmonary Services
Job Status


Novant Health is seeking a Lead Respiratory Therapist (LP) at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, NC

  • Respiratory Therapists are eligible for a signing bonus up to $15,000 at qualifying locations.
  • Relocation reimbursement up to $7,500 at qualifying locations.

Our Lead Therapists (LP) are responsible for supervising the day to day activities within the Respiratory/ Cardiopulmonary Department. (S)he is able to administer all aspects of respiratory care services in accordance with current policies and procedures to patients of all age groups. 


  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree, required. BS/BSRT, preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years as RRT in acute care setting, required. Previous supervisory exp, preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Registered by National Board of Resp Care and current RCP licensure in appropriate state, required.
  • Additional Skills (required):
    • Exhibits leadership characteristics to include: listening to gain understanding, keeps promises made, supports the organization in word and deed, supports the staff, communicates effectively and asks for feedback, makes fair decisions based on the needs of all staff, shares knowledge to improve and challenge staff to be their best, treats others with fairness and respect, chooses competent, compatible staff, visualizes the big picture for the department as we relate to the organization, creates a personal connection with staff that fosters mutual respect, has a work ethic which is a model for the staff and motivates staff through encouragement and vision for the department.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Acts as a patient advocate for the patient and their support system by incorporating education in the interdisciplinary care plan.
  • Prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels and ensures timely completion of care interventions, medical orders, etc.
  • Administers and evaluates medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transports patients.
  • Ability to evaluate patient needs and provide appropriate routine respiratory care such as ABGs, bronchial hygiene therapy, etc., as well as perform higher levels of care in critical care areas and emergent situations.
  • Demonstrates independence in the specialty of Respiratory Care. Practices according to state requirements and standards.
  • Critical Care Specific: Ventilator management, code blue, airway management, interpretation and intervention with blood gas analysis, use of all related protocols for patient care.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


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