Covenant Health

Job Title
Supv Respiratory
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name


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Registered Respiratory Therapist, Supervisor

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced Candidates

Full time, 72 hours per pay period, Night shift



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.

  • 283 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 12 intermediate care beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • Over 250 active and courtesy physicians
  • Over 800 employees

Position Summary:

Supervises clinical staff in conjunction with performing clinician duties in a role model methodology.


Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || || 865-835-3727


  • Coordinates daily work assignments and prepares schedule for clinical staff.
  • Monitors staffing of each shift to ensure adequate number of personnel are scheduled to provide patient care.
  • Assists with collection of quality assurance data.
  • Provides direct communication to staff and management.
  • Available to clinical staff as consultant and resource person.
  • Evaluates patients as related to therapy; communicates results to other therapists, nursing staff and physicians when evaluation indicates need for change in treatment.
  • Assumes responsibility of mentoring respiratory staff and orientation of new employees on shift worked.
  • In conjunction with necessary departments, coordinate clinical competence of all personnel performing respiratory care procedures.
  • Performs assigned tasks and uses equipment with skill and accuracy.
  • Maintains clean work area.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority. Associate degree from an accredited school of respiratory therapy.


Minimum Experience:

A minimum of three (3) years' clinical experience. One year of supervisory experience preferred.


Licensure Requirements:

Licensed in the State of Tennessee as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with ABG endorsement, and valid RRT credential by the National Board of Respiratory Care is required. CPR required.



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