LifePoint Health Respiratory Therapist (Evenings) in Athens, Tennessee
Respiratory Therapist – Cardiopulmonary – Full-Time – Evening Shift –position available. **
$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS for qualified applicants.
Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.
Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.
Operates electrophysiology/cardiac stress test equipment to perform clinical diagnostic electrophysiologic/cardiac stress test exams and routine invasive procedures according to established standards and practices.
Associate degree in discipline or equivalent, or completion of a Respiratory Therapy Certification Program is required.
Current Respiratory Therapist License in State of Tennessee is required.
Current ABG Endorsement is required.
BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
ACLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required within 6 months of hire.
NRP is required within 6 months of hire.
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Organization: *Starr Regional Medical Center
Title: Respiratory Therapist (Evenings)
Requisition ID: 7412-4939