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Livingston Regional Hospital (LRH) is a 114-bed hospital providing a continuum of care covering all aspects of healthcare, from 24-hour emergency services to rehabilitative services on both an impatient and an outpatient basis, a Level II-A neonatal nursery, a 10-bed gero-psych unit and many other services. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the hospital in Livingston serves a five-county area in central Tennessee and southern Kentucky. Learn more about Livingston Regional Hospital at our hospital website.

Respiratory Therapist PRN

Livingston, Tennessee
Facility Livingston Regional Hospital
Req ID 507899 Post Date 07/08/2024
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Description

At Livingston Regional Hospital, we recognize that our patients deserve qualified, engaged, and competent healthcare professionals. And we know that our healthcare professionals deserve a working environment that is safe, leaders who are visible and supportive, and opportunities to grow and develop in their chosen disciplines. The heart of Livingston Regional Hospital is in its people, making our hospital a family that only the best is invited to join. If you feel that your skills and compassion fit with our vision for healthcare, we invite you to apply today.  

Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing.  Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient.  Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

Reports to: Director - Respiratory/Cardiopulmonary

  • 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.
  • Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.
  • Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.

Non-Essential Functions

Performs other duties as assigned.

Must work effectively as a team-member.

I understand that it is my responsibility to read, understand and adhere to the following:
Our Mission and Vision
Code of Conduct
Standards of Performance
Customer Service Program
Professional Appearance Standards


Qualifications

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills
Certifications: American Heart Association (AHA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA - Required to be current upon start of position
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) AHA - Required within 6 months of start of position
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) AHA -Required within 6 months of start of position

Required Skills
Licenses: TN State Licensure as Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist

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