Respiratory Therapist, PRN, Rotating Shifts position has become availible at our Saint Thomas/Ascension River Park hospital in McMinnvile, TN. Do not let this great opportunity to start your career with Saint Thomas/Ascension slip by. Apply today and join our care team caring for your local community of McMinnville, and its surrounding areas. At Saint Thomas/Ascension, we are dedicated to a spiritually-centered, holistic approach that sustains, and improves, the health of individuals and communities in our region. Saint Thomas/Ascension believes in empowering its Associates to deliver quality-care while meeting the needs of the whole person; treating, body, mind, and spirit. We are seeking Associates that possess a caring and compassionate personality that aligns with our Mission and Core Values in serving our patients. If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a Respiratory Therapist, PRN, Rotating Shifts position, we encourage you to apply today. We look forward to meeting you!
Why Choose McMinnvile to work and live? It's rural living, but close to everything!
You will be living one and a half hours from Knoville. Knoxville provides great city life with dining, shopping, and vibrant city life. Knoxville is the home of the great Tennessee Volunteers at the University of Tennessee!
Be two hours west of the Great Smoky National Park. This amazing wonder strattles the border of North Caorlina and Tennessee. World renowned for it's diversity of plant and animal life, and th beauty of the mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains offers great outdoor adventure with some of the best hiking trails and camping nature has to offer. This area is home to one of the greatest family entertainment towns in the area. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge combine to provide endless family entertainment; including Dollywood. Dollywood is a vision and creation of Dolly Parton. It is an oasis in the mountains with rides, slides, and water park. It is been recognized as the safest and most fun in America right now.
You will reside one and a half hours from Nashville. Nashville is the place to be to hear live music and is home to some of America's most exciting music attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Nashvillians can be found enjoying the Cumberland river or out swimming in one of the many lakes surrounding the city, attending a Titans or Predators game, or eating the Nashville famous hot chicken. Nashville prides itself in its education system and is often called the "Athens of the South" because of the amazing universities in the city such as Vanderbilt or Belmont to name a few. Nashville has more accolades than you can count, but several recent most notable ones include:
Nashville was named number one for America's Best Cities for Beer and Brewery Tours and is in the top 10 for Best Foodie Vacations in America by TripAdvisor (2019)
Nashville was named in the Top 15 Best Places to Live (US News and World Report 2019)
Cond Nast Traveler included Nashville in their 20 Best Places To Go In The World list (2020)
Forbes places Nashville in their list of Top 10 American Cities for Family-Friendly Travel . (June 2019)
The following categories of South's Best 2019 by Southern Living included Nashville: The South's Best Cities, The South's Friendliest Cities, The South's Best Food Cities. (2019)
SoundWaves at Opryland was named in TIME Magazine's list of The World's 100 Greatest Places of 2019 . (August 2019)
Forbes Travel Guide included Nashville on their list of The Top 20 Destinations for 2020 . (December 2019)
The Nashville Predators were named The Best Franchise in Sports by ESPN. (2017)
Nashville is Sports Business Journal's Best Sports City . (2019)
The Academy of Country Music® announced the Industry Award winners of the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™ for Venue of the Year as Ryman Auditorium (small capacity), Ascend Amphitheater (medium capacity), and Bridgestone Arena (large capacity). (May 2019)
Ryman Auditorium is listed on Rolling Stone's 10 Best Live Music Venues in America roundup. (December 2018)
"I Believe in Nashville" Mural and John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge named in Most Instagram-able Destinations in the U.S (Tripadvisor 2019)
Reside one and a half hours from Chattanooga, TN.; also know as the "Scenic City". Chattanooga provides a combination of city and mountain life in its set ting along the Tennessee River at the base of the Appalacian Mountains. It is the home of the largest freash water aquarium in the world! COme see why Chattanooga is the best town to explore with its many caverns, Rock City, Lookout Mountain, Ruby Falls, amazing rock climbing, longest pedestrian bridge, home of the delicious "Moonpie", the steepest passenger railway in the world, and much more.
What You Will Do: Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis.
Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment.
Monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.
Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs.
Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Why Join Our Team: As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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