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 and 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. Monitors, prioritizes, and organizes work environment to ensure safe and efficient operations in line with Company goals. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director to ensure goals are obtained. Performs other job duties as assigned.Responsibilities
Requirements, Preferences and Experience Education
- Develops the plan of care.
- Implements the plan of care.
- Evaluates the plan of care.
- Administers medications as prescribed.
- Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education.
- Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.
- Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care.
- Provides clinical leadership.
- Supports life long learning.
- Completes assigned goal
Minimum: Current state license.Experience
Preferred: Requires 1 year experience in the specialty with the last 1- 3 years.
Minimum: Current state license.Licensure, Registration, Certification
Minimum: RRT;BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE;CRTSpecial Skills
Minimum: Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office.Training
Minimum: Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental orientation.About Baptist Memorial Health Care
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.At Baptist, We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid vacation/time off
- Continuing education opportunities
- Generous retirement plan
- Health insurance, including dental and vision
- Sick leave
- Service awards
- Free parking
- Short-term disability
- Life insurance
- Health care and dependent care spending accounts
- Education assistance/continuing education
- Employee referral program
Position: 17882 - Therapist-Respiratory Registered Weekender Day
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Department: DC Respiratory Therapy BMH Desoto
Category: Respiratory Care Services
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Weekend Days
Located in the Memphis metro area