Job ID: 242714

Registered Respiratory Therapist

McMinnville, Tennessee

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

Title: Respiratory Therapist - Registered

City, State:  McMinnville,TN

Location:  TN - River Park Hospital

Department:   Respiratory Care 001

Additional Job Details:  PRN,Rotating, 0 hours,Weekly,Rotating

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

Provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plan. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.
  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
  • Communicates with the care team to coordinate interventions and assure continuity of care.
  • Provide emergency respiratory support to patients. All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Tennessee Department Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited respiratory therapist registry educational program or equivalent upon hire

Work Experience:

  • No experience required

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