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TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

Respiratory Therapist RRT

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 555281
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Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Respiratory Therapist RRT with TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

**Now offering sign-on bonus for Full-Time RRTs!**

Benefits

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Respiratory Therapist RRT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As the Registered Respiratory Therapist, you will be responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician orders, department policies and procedures. The Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, performs diagnostic tests of the cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders.

What you will do in this role:

  • You will deliver and assess responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
  • You will utilize various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
  • You will administer prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
  • You will measure ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
  • You will monitor, record, and communicate patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
  • You will perform a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program
  • TN RRT license with ABG endorsement required.
  • BLS health care provider within 30 days
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire
  • 1 year experience highly preferred
  • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Serving our community for the past 40 years, TriStar Southern Hills has been a leader for a wide range of healthcare services. These include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedics and rehabilitation. TriStar Southern Hills is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and a Primary Stroke Center. There are more than 300 board certified physicians representing more than 20 specialties. Many have offices located on our campus.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years (2010-2019). In 2019, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Respiratory Therapist RRT opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Therapy and Rehabilitation
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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