Registered Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Therapy
Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Other/Variable shift Job Objectives
: Provides care to patients with respiratory insufficiency and related complications. Functions as part of the direct patient care team to provide overall quality care and serves as a resources and specialist to patients, all patient care givers and physicians Education/Knowledge/Skills:
Must have an Associate Degree from an accredited school of respiratory therapy. Experience:
Must have documented experience necessary to obtain state license. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable. Licensure/Certifications:
Valid RRT Credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the State of Tennessee Health Related Boards with ABG endorsement. Current work-permit acceptable per state regulations. Current BLS.
Location/Region: Oak Ridge, TN (US)