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Therapist-Respiratory Registered Seasonal No Benefits

at Baptist Memorial Health Care in MEMPHIS, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Job 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.

Job 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.

Specifications

Experience

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Recent clinical respiratory care experience (hospital, home care, skilled nursing facility) and/or previous respiratory care practice.

Current state license.

1 year hospital experience.

Education

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

State license and/or “RRT” credential in accordance to the National Board of Respiratory Care.

Current state license.

Training

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Hospital and Departmental Orientation.

Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental orientation.

Special Skills

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Computer literacy

Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office.

Licensure

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Successful completion of entry and advanced level exams for RCPs. ABG endorsed, if applicable.

RRT;BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE;CRT

ACLS

BOT Position Code #: 14298

Day Shift: No

Night Shift: Yes

Department Name: WH Respiratory Thera

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.baptistonline.org

Street: 6225 HUMPHREYS BLVD

Post End Date: 11/15/2021

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Job Posting: JC195510755

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 18, 2021