Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Williamson Health is one of the South’s most exceptional health care systems with a 203 bed hospital (Williamson Medical Center), over 40 providers at our Williamson Health Medical Group locations, the Bone & Joint Institute and the Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center. Williamson Health offers comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services. We have more than 825 providers representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties.
Williamson Health is a system where your talents will be valued and your skillset expanded. We are rooted in our promise to world-class, compassionate care for the residents of Williamson County and surrounding communities, taking exceptional pride in serving our community. We’re committed to empowering our employees to work in innovative ways and reserve time and space for curiosity, laughter and creativity. We value and support the diversity and cultural differences among one another and are committed to upholding an inclusive environment that appreciates the uniqueness of all individuals. Our values are at the heart of everything we do: respect for every individual, the health and total well-being of all people, human compassion and integrity. These shape who we are as an organization and are essential for delivering the highest level of culturally competent care and treatment of every patient, family member, visitor, physician and employee.
Williamson Health is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program, that offers you choice and flexibility, so you can take charge of your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
o Medical, Dental, Vision
o Retirement Matching
o Tuition reimbursement
o Discount programs
o FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
o Identity Theft Protection
o Legal Aid
Williamson Health is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
To perform cardiopulmonary and neurological diagnostic studies and provide pulmonary therapeutic modalities for assigned inpatients and outpatients at Williamson Health.
Formal Education / Training:
- Earned a Cardio Respiratory Care diploma or degree from a college or university; RRT only.
- Registered/Certified by the NBRC or 1 year of Respiratory Care experience.
- Tennessee State license with ABG endorsed.
- NRP, PALS, ACLS certified within 6 months of hire.
- BLS within 90 days of hire.
Patient Care Delivery
Equipment and Skills Training:
Network Computer System; Blood Gas Machine; Pulse Oximetry; IPPB Machine; Adult, Pediatric, & Infant Ventilators; EKG Machine; Holter Monitor; CPAP/BiPAP; PFT Machines; Bronchoscope; Infant Intubation; Meditech OE System.
Office and all areas pertinent to Respiratory Therapy.
- Communicates in English both verbally and in writing.
- Able to stand and walk for up to twelve hours a day.
- Able to lift with assistance up to 250 lbs.
- Performs a comprehensive assessment on all patients utilizing skills of observation, communication and examination; including data from patient, family and other members of healthcare team
- Plans for the patient’s care on an individual basis, identifying problems/needs, standards of care/practice, interventions consistent with identified problems and attainable outcomes
- Safely administers and documents medications and patient’s response to medications according to established procedures as evidenced by lack of errors or patterns. Reports abnormal findings or critical values according to established policy
- Reassess patient’s condition, evaluates response, communicates as necessary to the care team, recommends alternate interventions for respiratory care to Provider, documents accurately and timely, and modifies plan of care accordingly.
- Plans for patient teaching, discharge and post discharge needs as appropriate for the patient population, and delivers education to patients and family as appropriate.
- Functions independently with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to areas evidence by adherence to policy, procedure and competency based assessment with no pattern or trend of problem.
- Maintains healing and therapeutic environment for the patient and family
- Monitors and maintains equipment and supplies. Verifies equipment is working properly and supply stock is appropriate.
- Initiate and maintain adjunct airways/Edited orders documented with correct changes
- Facilitates staff development – including assist with orientation and training of respiratory personnel and accepts charge responsibilities and assigns staff with consideration of patient condition and care requirement.
- Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communications and departmental educational programs and in-services
- Maintains position specific qualifications