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NICU Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: NEW GRADUATES are ENCOURAGED to APPLY!!! -Title: Registered / Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) (RRT)Location: Saint Thomas Midtown- Nashville, TN -Department: -Respiratory Care, NICU -Shift: PRN, Nights -What Saint Thomas has to offer: As healthcare needs across the country continue to evolve, so should the way we provide care. Join us as we empower our caregivers to elevate their careers and to make purposeful use of their space, time and resources.

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.
  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
    • Compensation/Benefits: Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
      • Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare's toughest challenges.About Saint Thomas Midtown:
        • Largest obstetrical program in Tennessee, region and Ascension Health with 6,600 births annually
        • 58,000+ ED visits
        • State of the art, newly renovated orthopedic institute
        • Newly opened comprehensive cancer institute
        • Robust robotic surgical program What You Will Do: Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
          • Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on -diagnosis.
          • Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment.
          • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
          • Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.
          • Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
          • Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs.
          • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
            • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or -job transfer date required.
            • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Academy of -Pediatrics (AAP) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
            • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care obtained within 6 -Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
            • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for -Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
              • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree -required. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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