Respiratory Therapist PRN in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/10/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

Reports to: Director or Cardiopulmonary Svs.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate’s degree in discipline or equivalent, or completion of a Respiratory Therapy Certification Program:  Required

Required Licenses
[Tennessee, United States] Respiratory Therapist
Current Respiratory Therapist License in State of Tennessee:  Required

Must be ABG Endorsed: Required

Required Skills
The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:
Basic Life Support (BLS)

The below certifications will be required within 6 months of hire or when transferring into a new department with these certifications:
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)  Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) 

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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