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Therapist-Respiratory Registered - TC Respiratory Therapy BMH Tipton

Job ID: 6604
Job Category: Respiratory Care Services
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Nights
Facility: BMH-Tipton Hospital
Location: Covington, TN

Summary

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. Performs other job duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the patient.
  • 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 goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: Current state license

Experience

Preferred: 1 year hospital experience.

Minimum: Current state license

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: ACLS

Minimum: RRT;BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE;CRT

Special 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

Job Summary:
Position: 4343 - Therapist-Respiratory Registered
Facility: BMH-Tipton Hospital
Department: TC Respiratory Therapy BMH Tipton
Category: Respiratory Care Services
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Nights
Location: US:TN:Covington
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