Community Health Systems Respiratory Therapist Reg in Clarksville, Tennessee

Description:

The Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for performing respiratory care procedures as described in the policy and procedures manual. The Respiratory Therapist demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit as indicated in the scope of the position. Individuals will be neat and professional at all times during the performance of their duties.

Qualifications

Education / Licensure / Certification

  • Current license in state of Tennessee as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in good standing

  • Current BLS certification or obtained within 30 days of employment.

  • Current ACLS certification or obtained within 60 days of employment.

  • All hires after January 1 2014: Current NRP certification or obtained within 90 days of employment.

Experience / Skills

  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to address issues in tactful and timely manner to patients, families and hospital personnel.

  • Must be able to respond mentally, physically, and appropriately to emergency situations.

  • Current PALS certification.

  • 1 year of clinical experience in an acute care facility.

  • Attention to detail and concentration

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Job: Respiratory Therapy

Organization: Tennova Health Care - Clarksville

Location: TN-Clarksville

Requisition ID: 1807453