Certified Respiratory Therapist - PRN
Vanderbilt Tullahoma Harton Hospital
Provides respiratory care to patients as ordered by physicians, and according to established standards and practices.
- Exemplifies knowledge of the cardiopulmonary system in order to perform the delivery of clinical care, while utilizing standards and practice and in accordance with the hospital mission and vision.
- Ability to work under limited supervision and to follow written and oral communication.
- Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual aspects of human behavior ranging from newborns to geriatrics.
- Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills, empathy, and unconditional positive regard towards all patients and co-workers.
- Establishes measurable yearly goals and objectives.
- Promotes positive customer relations.
- Compliance with organizational requirements, including policies, procedures and regulations specific to the Respiratory Care Department.
- Mechanism must be provided for contact of the employee (i.e. beeper, telephone, emergency contact).
- Flexibility in schedule in order to met the needs of the patients, community and staff.
- Participates in performance improvement to improve patient outcomes.
- Performs age specific therapy, demonstrating awareness of safety and care for each age group. This includes the importance of individual and family education, knowledge of routine and emergency procedures, knowledge and administration of medications and knowledge of isolation procedures.
- Able to effectively perform patient handling procedures to ensure patient safety as well as employee safety.
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC 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 Harton Hospital:
Our 135-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and features an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital has served Tullahoma, Coffee County, and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. With more than 100 doctors and 500 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, offering a comprehensive range of services in a modern, patient-friendly environment
Our goal is to create an exceptional experience for our patients and their families: keeping them safe, delivering evidence-based medicine, and treating them with kindness and respect.
Click here for more information: www.VanderbilttullahomahartonHospital.com
VUMC 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.