• THERAPIST-RESPIRATORY REGISTER

    Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/31/2019 1:56 PM)
    Position Code
    4303
    Day Shift
    No
    Night Shift
    Yes
    Rotating Shift
    No
    Evenings
    Yes
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ME RESPIRATORY THERAPY
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Selected candidate for hire will be responsible for assisting the department in patient care coverage in the Acute Care setting in Medsurg, ICU , CVICU and ER areas in hospital and also in outpatient setting. 

    •  Provides respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
    • A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) demonstrates these skills by successfully completing examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and earning the credential RRT.
    • Assesses, evaluates results, and implements complex methods of providing care.
    • Participates in the delivery of care and functions as a specialty clinical resource for other caregivers. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Performs other job duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Experience Description: Recent clinical respiratory care experience (hospital, home care, skilled nursing facility) and/or previous respiratory care practice. 1 year hospital experience preferred.

     

    Education Required: State license and/or 'RRT' credential in accordance to the National Board of Respiratory Care. 

     

    Special Skills Required: Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office.

     

    Licensure Minimum: Successful completion of entry and advanced level exams for RCPs. ABG endorsed, if applicable. CRT or RRT, and BLS.   ACLS preferred.

     

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