FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Portsmouth, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Job opening for a Respiratory Therapist in Portsmouth, VA. 

The Respiratory Therapist position is at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and is a civilian position providing services within the extensive military medical system, which provides services to active duty service members, military retirees, and their families. Civilian and military personnel work together in the hospitals and clinics.

It is a wonderful opportunity to work in a fantastic medical system serving an inspiring patient population.

Incumbents - PLEASE contact us. We are seeking several Respiratory Therapists for this location. 

Respiratory Therapist highlights:

  • Fantastic PTO accural rate
  • Highly competitive Compensation 
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision)

FSR believes Our Employees are our Best Assets. FSR supports our employees with a dedicated Program Manager and administrative office to support your employment. Come see the difference and join our team of FSR healthcare professionals already working at NMCP. 

Respiratory Therapist Position Overview:

  • The Respiratory Clinic is located in the main hospital and is operational 24 hours a day. Shifts are typically day, night, or overnight. 
  • Initiate appropriate emergency treatment in cases of cardio-pulmonary arrest.
  • Assist in insertion of arterial catheters, perform drawing of arterial blood and complete measurement of arterial blood gas.
  • Collect cardiovascular and pulmonary artery pressure data from arterial catheters, measure cardiac output, do blood gas analysis and collect data from sophisticated computer modules.
  • Assist physicians on consultation basis in choice of treatment
  • Perform pulmonary function testing, deriving standards, results, and interpretations from the feedback
  • Perform cardiopulmonary calculations in conjunction with shunt equations, cardiac outputs, ventilation/profusion quotients, Bohr equation, etc.
  • Make recommendations and implement changes based on education and experience, and new technology and medical advances.
  • Provide advanced tracheostomy care such as tracheostomy changes, extubating, fenestration of endotracheal tubes, Olympic button placement, etc.
  • Provide set-up and monitoring of Nitric Oxide Administration in the intensive care units with patients receiving mechanical ventilation. 


Respiratory Therapist Requirements:

  • 1 year experience within the last 3 years as a Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist in Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Pediatric Clinic, OR Adult ICU.
  • License (current, valid, unrestricted. Any U.S. state or territory honored)
  • PALS - possess and maintain
  • ACLS - possess and maintain
  • NRP - possess and maintain



FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.


Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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