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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Starr Regional Medical CenterStarr Regional Medical Center is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Respiratory Therapist for our Cardiopulmonary Department. This job is permanent, full-time. - - -Benefits Include: - -

  • $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for qualified applicants -
  • Competitive Pay - -
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees - -
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - -
  • 401(k) plan with company match - -
  • Paid Training - -
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - -Core 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.

Keywords: Starr Regional Medical Center, Chattanooga , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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