Big South Fork Medical Center

Respiratory Therapist Position

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*This position is located in Oneida, TN.*

*Sign-on bonus available for full-time status.*

Coordinates the respiratory care clinical activities of all in-patient and outpatient care areas for services delivered, assuring quality and continuity of care. Administers therapeutic and diagnostic cardiopulmonary care to patients of all ages.

Required: Graduate of approved, accredited respiratory care program.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration: State of Tennessee License with ABG Endorsement, BLS and ACLS preferred.

Experience: General floor care experience. Adult and pediatric critical care experience, ventilator management skills, critical thinking skills, emergency room experience.

Physical Demands:Requires full range of body motion and ability to lift and carry 65 pounds. Requires long periods of standing and walking. Must demonstrate the ability to work under stressful conditions, and irregular hours, days, nights, and holidays. Requires corrective vision and normal hearing.

Skills and Qualifications:Should demonstrate leadership skills, communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and listening) and ability to work with people and equipment