Respiratory Educator

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Position qualifies for our Inpatient Respiratory Care Incentive Program, which includes a $15,000 commitment incentive with a three (3) year commitment, relocation assistance (relocation amounts based on location distance) and participation in our employee referral program ($3,000 referral bonus to employees who refer other Respiratory Therapists). To learn more on the program, please visit:

Develops and provides services related to the orientation, continuing education, and assessment of clinical Respiratory Therapy staff.

1. Collaborates with managers and staff to assess the learning needs and competencies of staff. Serves as a consultant/mentor for staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development.
2. Designs, delivers, and assesses learning activities and curricula related to clinical competencies, departmental/organizational policies, regulatory requirements, and the use of clinical information technologies.
3. Serves as a consultant/mentor for staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development.
4.  Participates in the development, coordination, and delivery of new staff orientation and education activities.

Education Requirements:
● Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Bachelor’s degree in professional field and/or related field required.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires five (5) years respiratory experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details
Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Respiratory Therapy

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Salary per hour: $27.89 – $34.86 (minimum – midpoint)


Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.



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