Registered Respiratory Therapist
Part time, 48 hours per pay period, Varied shifts
With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.
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 resource and specialist to patients, all patient care givers and physicians. May be required to exercise clinical judgment under the order of a licensed physician.
Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods || email@example.com || 865-374-5403
Must have an Associate Degree from an accredited school of respiratory therapy, or must have successfully completed the requirements of a Respiratory Care diploma program sufficient to have obtained a license as a Respiratory Therapist.
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. Two years experience preferred.
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. New Registry Eligible graduates may be hired in as an RRT and will have 90 days in which to pass the NBRC RRT exam and become credentialed. Failure to obtain RRT credential within 90 days will result in a reclassification to CRT with an appropriate adjustment in pay. Current BLS.
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