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New Grad Respiratory Therapist

New Grad Respiratory Therapist

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Job Respiratory/AnesthesiaPrimary Location TN-Nashville-Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at VanderbiltOrganization Peds Respiratory Care 209559


New Grad Respiratory Therapist

YOUR ROLE:The New Grad - Respiratory Therapist will perform routine respiratory care procedures in the acute care, critical care and outpatient environment; perform respiratory care assessments and diagnostic testing procedures associated with respiratory care under occasional guidance.$10,000 Signing bonus available to eligible RRT New Grad for this position.*
  • $5,000 - Processed upon the completion of 60 days
  • $5,000 - Processed once you have obtained your fully related RRT License

Respiratory Care with Vanderbilt Health

The Respiratory Care Department is active in all patient-care settings and provides around-the-clock services to all Vanderbilt Medical Center departments or at our regional hospitals. Respiratory therapists consult with physicians regarding the selection of procedures and courses of therapy. They also assist patients and families with instruction on respiratory home care therapy and associated equipment.Position Shift:Nights 7pm - 7amLocations:
  • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
View how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:
Discover Vanderbilt Health:Our main campus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and our Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, Vanderbilt Health is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.Vanderbilt Health Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:


US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.


Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.


Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.


The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.


American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows


Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.


National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement


Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation.
  • Provides education for students in affiliated clinical training programs as well as patients and families.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.



Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant industry

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist Required and National Board Respiratory Care Required or
  • TN Temporary RRT Work Permit for recent graduates

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
  • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
  • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
  • Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
  • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
  • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

Sensory


  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.


Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
  • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

INDTR

Posted
11/24/2021
Salary Range
$49,000.00 - 70,000.00
per Year
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Location
Nashville, TN 37247, US