This position is responsible for providing professional respiratory care through assessment, treatment and instruction to any population group in need. The position is also responsible for providing certain cardiac and diagnostic procedures that will assist in providing quality care to the patient.
EDUCATION: Holds a current national credential for Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Holds a current Tennessee Certified Respiratory Therapist license. Must hold a current BLS card. ACLS, PALS and NRP are desired, but not required.
EXPERIENCE: Hospital experience with medical/surgical and critical care patients preferred.
SKILLS: See Respiratory Care competency skills list. Additional skills in ECG and other diagnostic procedures will be verified upon completion of departmental orientation.
Hospital Main Number: 931-528-2541