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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Hendersonville, TN, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Thank you for your interest in joining our team of healthcare professionals at TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center, part of the TriStar Family of Hospitals. Our facilities offer a variety of career opportunities. With 18 hospitals and 10 ambulatory surgery centers located throughout Tennessee, Kentucky and North Georgia, you’re sure to find the one workplace that does more for you – personally and professionally.


The TriStar Health team is made up of approximately 5,300 physicians and nearly 10,000 employees united by one purpose: to make the most of each other’s talents. That means you’ll have the support and the resources you need to pursue your goals. Join us here for a rewarding future. 


Hendersonville Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist


*$5,000 Sign on bonus offered for 2+ years of experience*


Shift: Full Time Nights (rotating weekends)


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range o treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.       
  • Performs routine and critical respiratory, therapeutic and routine diagnostic procedures.
  • Serves as resource person for hospital staff and physicians regarding current practices in respiratory care.
  • Performs treatments/procedures for patients maintaining a high quality of care and completes all functions associated with procedure in a timely manner.
  • Uses two (2) Patient Identifiers to ensure correct patient
  • Performs initial assessments and appropriate reassessments
  • Performs all necessary scanning of supplies and charging of supplies and procedures according to policy and practice.
  • Takes call as necessary.
  • Performs all patient procedures/treatments according to appropriate protocol.
  • Interview patients and reviews charts/orders to obtain complete history.
  • Evaluates all patients for contra indicators.
  • Ensures patient safety.
  • Informs patient about procedure and answers patient’s questions.
  • Adheres to all Cardiopulmonary Services and Hospital Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains accurate records, confirms correct patient information.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects.
  • Observes five Rs for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time
  • Participates in PI plan.
  • Performs appropriate patient education 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:  
  • Graduate of A.M.A. approved school of respiratory therapy
  • RRT, within 1 year of hire. New grads must have State Work Permit
  • BLS, NRP, ACLS and PALS Certified, must be completed within 6 months of hire
                                        
 


*$5,000 Sign on bonus offered for 2+ years of experience*

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TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center
Facility: TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center
Job ID: 00447-71559
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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