Respiratory Therapist

Compensation

: $50,490.00 - $63,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



*Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.* You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our *_Respiratory Therapy_ *team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs. *TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center*, a 159-bed hospital about 15 minutes outside of Nashville, has provided high-quality health care to residents of Sumner and surrounding counties for over 40 years. The facility is the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Sumner County and is a Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Birth Center at TriStar Hendersonville, featuring Sumner County's only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), hosts spacious LDRP suites and a lactation boutique for inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to its main hospital campus, other affiliates include TriStar Women's Imaging Hendersonville, The Outpatient Center at Hendersonville, TriStar Portland ER and TriStar Portland Diagnostic Center.*TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center*is currently looking for a*Registered Respiratory Therapist**Shift: Full Time Weekends Only**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:* * Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range o treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served. * Performs routine and critical respiratory, therapeutic and routine diagnostic procedures. * Serves as resource person for hospital staff and physicians regarding current practices in respiratory care. * Performs treatments/procedures for patients maintaining a high quality of care and completes all functions associated with procedure in a timely manner. * Uses two (2) Patient Identifiers to ensure correct patient * Performs initial assessments and appropriate reassessments * Performs all necessary scanning of supplies and charging of supplies and procedures according to policy and practice. * Takes call as necessary. * Performs all patient procedures/treatments according to appropriate protocol. * Interview patients and reviews charts/orders to obtain complete history. * Evaluates all patients for contra indicators. * Ensures patient safety. * Informs patient about procedure and answers patient's questions. * Adheres to all Cardiopulmonary Services and Hospital Policies and Procedures. * Maintains accurate records, confirms correct patient information. * Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects. * Observes five Rs for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time * Participates in PI plan. * Performs appropriate patient educationHealthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.*If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!*/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./// * Graduate of A.M.A. approved school of respiratory therapy * RRT, within 1 year of hire. New grads must have State Work Permit * BLS, NRP, ACLS and PALS Certified, must be completed within 6 months of hire **Job:** **Therapy & Rehabilitation* **Title:** *Registered Respiratory Therapist* **Location:** *Tennessee-Hendersonville-Hendersonville Medical Center* **Requisition ID:** *00447-73688*
Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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