Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Sparta, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Title:Therapist-Respiratory-Reg

City, State: Sparta,TN

Location: TN - Highlands Hospital

Department: Respiratory Care 001

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

7AM-7PM or 7PM-7AM rotating shifts, floating between hospitals & weekend availability

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 and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theTennessee Department Healthobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required.

  • Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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