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Respiratory Therapist

Cookeville Regional Medical Center Lebanon, TN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Cookeville Regional Medical Center is seeking Full-Time and PRN Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) and Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRT) to join our team!

This position is responsible for providing professional respiratory care through assessment, clinical judgement, treatment and instruction to any population group in need. The position is also responsible for providing certain cardiac and diagnostic procedures that will assist in providing quality care to the patient.

Education:  Respiratory Therapist Diploma required.

Certification:  Holds a current national credential for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) unless received credentials prior to year 2002, then is not required. Holds a current Tennessee Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist license. Holds a current BLS card. ACLS, PALS and NRP are required unless PRN employee and NRP is desired, but not required for initial hire.

Experience:  Hospital experience with medical/surgical, pediatric, neonatal and critical care patients preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.  Additional skills in ECG and other diagnostic procedures.

Company Description
Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With almost 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area
including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of
the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. As a city-owned medical center, CRMC is financially independent, reinvesting millions of dollars each year into new and improved services. As a matter of fact, CRMC has reinvested more than $42 million over the past five years to help meet the healthcare needs of the region.

CRMC is recognized as Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery AwardTM for nine consecutive years and Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM for three consecutive years, according
to Healthgrades’ 2020 national report. CRMC has also earned the Commitment Award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE), patterned after the esteemed national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Accredited by the Joint Commission,

CRMC also boasts the following achievements:
• Specialty certification by the Joint Commission for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair
• Advanced certification as a primary stroke center by the Joint Commission
• Accredited cancer program by the American Cancer of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
• Region’s only accredited chest pain center with primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
• Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons

KEY SERVICES
The Heart & Vascular Center
The Cancer Center
The Rehabilitation Center
(inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy)
The Birthing Center
Primary Stroke Center
Orthopedics & Spine Surgery
Robotics Surgery Program
Breast Center
Advanced Wound Care Center

GENERAL INFORMATION
247 beds 2,298 employees
190 physicians 146 volunteers

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Why Work Here?
CRMC offers metropolitan services by a staff that care for their patients as if they were family.

Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With almost 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. As a city-owned medical center, CRMC is financially independent, reinvesting millions of dollars each year into new and improved services. As a matter of fact, CRMC has reinvested more than $42 million over the past five years to help meet the healthcare needs of the region. CRMC is recognized as Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery AwardTM for nine consecutive years and Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM for three consecutive years, according to Healthgrades’ 2020 national report. CRMC has also earned the Commitment Award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE), patterned after the esteemed national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Accredited by the Joint Commission, CRMC also boasts the following achievements: • Specialty certification by the Joint Commission for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair • Advanced certification as a primary stroke center by the Joint Commission • Accredited cancer program by the American Cancer of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer • Region’s only accredited chest pain center with primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services • Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons KEY SERVICES The Heart & Vascular Center The Cancer Center The Rehabilitation Center (inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy) The Birthing Center Primary Stroke Center Orthopedics & Spine Surgery Robotics Surgery Program Breast Center Advanced Wound Care Center GENERAL INFORMATION 247 beds 2,298 employees 190 physicians 146 volunteers

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