Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Bristol, TN

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Bristol, TN
  • Start date:

    2021-10-31
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    295466

Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) Travel Job

Respiratory Therapists provides respiratory care treatment, oxygen services, diagnostic testing, and ventilation support services to both in-patients and out-patients ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric. As a CRT/RRT, you may perform ECG, EEG, pulmonary static function testing, bronchoscopy, and any other testing as deemed within the scope of practice by national standards. Our ideal Respiratory Therapist candidate must be able to analyze and score data and make patients of all backgrounds feel comfortable.

Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and wean Oxygen Therapy and artificial ventilation.
  • CRT/RRT draws, analyzes, and reports Arterial Blood Gases and EKGs.
  • Delivers intermittent therapy and assists with changing of artificial airways.
  • Respiratory Therapist performs routine and advanced therapeutic procedures according to established policy and procedure.
  • Operate, maintain, and repair respiratory equipment to ensure proper static functioning, cleanliness, and operation.
  • CRT/RRT performs CPR and bag- mask ventilation.
  • Consult with physicians to develop patient treatment plans.
  • Respiratory Therapist performs diagnostic tests such as measuring lung capacity and monitors patients’ treatment.
  • Participate in the development and/or implementation of patient care plans.
  • CRT/RRT administers pulmonary static function tests for assessment of lung static function and draws blood and analyzes the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and Ph levels.
  • Performs Endotracheal Intubations.
  • Respiratory Therapist collects, reviews, and maintains a patient’s medical history and records
  • Educate patients, families, physicians, nursing, and other members of the health care team on procedures and treatment plans.
  • CRT/RRT assists physicians to perform special procedures.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

As part of a larger healthcare system, this hospital opened in 1994 and has been serving the community through superior quality care, technological innovation and compassion. In 2016, the independent ratings organization CareChex listed Bristol Regional among the top 100 hospitals in the nation for heart attack treatment, joint replacement, and trauma care. It has a highly acclaimed Level II trauma center and is a general medical and surgical hospital with 312-beds.

Bristol is located on the state line between Tennessee and Virginia, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds! As the Birthplace of Country Music, there are many things to see and do in Bristol, TN. Check out Historic Downtown Bristol and State Street where you can visit museums, a variety of independent shops, art galleries, and restaurants. NASCAR fans can enjoy Bristol International Speedway while baseball fans can check out the Bristol White Sox. Bristol has over 15 parks and two 650-acre recreational areas perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, where you can horseback ride, hike and watch for wildlife. Be sure to check out the Appalachian Caverns, where you can take a timeless stroll through the magnificent chambers and ever-changing caverns.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Respiratory Therapist at GIFTED? We do!


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