HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist in Dickson, Tennessee

_TriStar Horizon Medical Center–Dickson, TN_

Celebrating over 50 years of providing quality healthcare to Dickson and the surrounding communities, TriStar Horizon Medical Center is a fully accredited, 157-bed regional medical center located just minutes from Nashville. We offer a full array of services including cardiology, diagnostic imaging, emergency, inpatient rehabilitation, oncology, orthopedics, and women’s services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Primary Stroke Center, TriStar Horizon is a leading provider of emergency heart and stroke care.

Horizonis seeking aRegistered Respiratory Therapistto workFull-Time, Evenings Shifts (Monday - Friday, 3:00 - 11:00 pm).

_Position Summary_ * The staff respiratory care practitioner provides a variety of technical and clinical therapies to patients of all ages.
* Requires rational judgment and clinical thinking. * Includes cardiographic, pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis, EKG and arrhythmia recognition.
* Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. * Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. * Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Horizon.

Education * Graduate of a National Board Respiratory Care approved school of Respiratory Care. Licensure/Certification * Current TN licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner or board eligible. * Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider certification required within 90 days of hire or promotion. * ACLS certification required within 1 year of hire or promotion. * CRT certification must be achieved with 6 months of employment.

Apply Online Today to join this great Respiratory Therapy Team!

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: Tennessee-Dickson-Horizon Medical Center

Requisition ID: 02902-64681