Ascension Health Therapist-Respiratory-Cert in Sparta, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Therapist-Respiratory-Cert - Respiratory Care 001 - PRN,Rotating - TN - Highlands Hospital - Sparta,TN

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, is a family of Middle Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based healthcare system in Tennessee.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

You will:

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapistcredentialed from theTennessee Board of Respiratory Careobtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

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