Registered Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-142713
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Weekend
Standard Hours
Weekend Nights- 7p-7a
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Responsibilities

**$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS**
 
Acceptance of a Full Time position- Paid out over 2 years
 
Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. See what we did there? Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management, nebulizer treatment, chest PT, drawing arterial blood gases, oxygen therapies, external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments. That’s a pretty diverse skill set. Do you have what it takes to be one of us?
 
What you’ll do:
  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs
  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy
  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs

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Qualifications

Graduate of an approved respiratory therapy education program

TN State Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist With ABG endorsement NBRC RRT Credential

AHA BLS  

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