Applications are being accepted for either a CRT -or- RRT
A A BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Provides respiratory therapy and diagnostic testing in accordance with physician ordered treatment/interventions.
Associates Required. A Degree in Respiratory Care or related field.
Minimum Work Experience
Pediatric respiratory care experience preferred, but not required.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Certified by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners as a Respiratory Care Practitioner and credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
Current BLS required.
PALS and NRP certification preferred and must be obtained within 1 year of hire date.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must be able to work well in a variety of clinical situations including inpatient, outpatient, and transport settings.
Must be able to work effectively with patients/families as well as other members of the patient care team.
In addition to clinical training as a Respiratory Therapist, exceptional Service Excellence skills are required.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.