HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Nashville, Tennessee

_TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center__–__Nashville, TN_ _Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)_ __ For more than 30 years, TriStar Southern Hills has been a leader for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency services, cardiology, orthopaedics, neurosurgery and rehabilitation. Serving our community since October 15, 1979, TriStar Southern Hills continues to grow and evolve. Since that time, the hospital has grown to 126 beds and serves three counties, including Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford. TriStar Southern Hills medical staff currently has over 300 members representing more than 20 specialties. All are board certified or board eligible. We are recognized as both a Certified Stroke and Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission as well as by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

There is a great culture of caring at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. When we asked our employees to develop an acronym best representing the care we give, they chose: H.E.A.R.T. (Healing, Empathetic, Attentive, Respectful, Together). Serving our patients with the H.E.A.R.T. of a servant is our goal.

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

_Responsibilities:_ * Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures. * Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators. * Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs. * Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis. * Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment. * Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment. * Responds to emergency team calls. * Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

_Qualifications:_ * Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). * Minimum requirements: Graduate of NBRC approved school of Respiratory Care, Basic Life Support Certification, and current licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from the Tennessee Department of Health. * ACLS certifications within one year of hire.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Southern Hills Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00145-64652