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Respiratory Therapist DAY SHIFT! Increased Pay!

Company: Connections Healthcare Staffing
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our client, a 100+ bed healthcare facility located within 2 hrs of Great Smoky Mountains area of TN, within an hour of Knoxville and Chattanooga, has a need for a Respiratory Therapist to join their team. This is a Day shift position, Monday - Friday 6am to 2pm. They would cover stress test and PFT. It would rotate RT weekend coverage every third weekend. "The need is a therapist to do PFT's and Stress Test. Experience preferred. Our therapist are the only ones in the building and need to be experienced and strong. They have no one to fall back on if they need help due to lack of experience.They are offering a $10,000 sign on bonus agreement for an 18 month full-time commitment.Benefits Include:$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for qualified applicantsCompetitive PayHealth Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employeesCompetitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees401(k) plan with company matchPaid TrainingTuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicantsCore competencies include, but are not limited to the following:Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.Operates electrophysiology/cardiac stress test equipment to perform clinical diagnostic electrophysiologic/cardiac stress test exams and routine invasive procedures according to established standards and practices.Minimum EducationAssociate's degree in discipline or equivalent, or completion of a Respiratory Therapy Certification Program RequiredRequired LicensesCurrent Respiratory Therapist License in State of Tennessee RequiredMust be ABG Endorsed RequiredRequired Skills/Certifications:The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:Basic Life Support (BLS)The below certifications will be required within 6 months of hire or when transferring into a new department with these certifications:Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains you'll find a place known as "The Friendly City." The downtown area features a host of boutiques, antique stores and specialty shops. There are also four shopping centers located in the area. Education is an important priority for this town. There are five schools in the City School System and several four-year colleges in the area. Tennessee Wesleyan College, located nearby, offers a wide range of majors in its four-year program. The University of Tennessee at both Knoxville and Chattanooga are within easy commuting distance. Whether you fish, hunt, hike or golf, Athens provides a host of recreational opportunities. The area is blessed with majestic mountains, vast forests and many miles of rivers and lake shorelines. Watts Bar Lake is a 39,000-acre recreation area that offers sailing, water skiing or fishing. The nearby beautiful Ocoee River is famous for its white-water rafting and kayaking, and the Tellico River is one of the most scenic trout streams in America. Hiking, fishing and camping are also available at Bald River Falls and in the Cherokee National Forest.IND123

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