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Respiratory Therapy Intern | Respiratory Therapy - University | PRN - Variable Shift Job

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Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The RT Intern is responsible for the standard respiratory care procedures on patients suffering from various cardiopulmonary disorders and for performing other examinations and procedures as directed under supervision of a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

  Education/Formal Training Work Experience Credential/Licensure
REQUIRED:

Enrolled in a Respiratory Therapy program as a second year student in good standing that is approved by the CAAHEP or CoARC.

N/A

Current BLS Certification

PREFERRED: N/A N/A N/A
SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: N/A N/A N/A

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to understand moderately complex written materials, such as patient records.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with Associates, physicians, and other outside professionals.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of a Registered Respiratory Therapist, performs routine respiratory care procedures including: aerosol medication delivery, chest physiotherapy, basic oxygen.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.


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