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Registered Respiratory Therapist

CHI Memorial Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tennessee
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The posted compensation range of $26.38 - $38.26 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-359732 Employment Type Part Time Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 48 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Part time: 7p-7a Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: On-site childcare with extended hours Care@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needs Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family Paid Time Off (PTO) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Flexible spending accounts Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify Theft Adoption Assistance Tuition Assistance for career growth and development Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs Wellness Program Additional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities


Responsibilities

Part time Nights

Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. See what we did there? Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management nebulizer treatment chest PT drawing arterial blood gases oxygen therapies external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments. That’s a pretty diverse skill set. Do you have what it takes to be one of us?

What you’ll do: 

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age cognitive and physical abilities and/or developmental needs
  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy
  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age cognitive and physical abilities and/or developmental needs

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved respiratory therapy education program

State Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist With ABG endorsement* 

NBRC RRT Credential** 

BLS* 

*If not currently held the above may be obtained during the initial phase of orientation but must be completed before assuming a patient care responsibility/assignment. 

**If not currently held must show on-going progress toward acquiring. Management will establish/customize a timeline for expected completion.

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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