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Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: R-10961
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 diverse 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. Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and 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.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES* 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.* Other duties as assigned.TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES
Allied health is among the fastest growing occupations in healthcare today. This area can be defined as credentialed professionals who perform supportive, diagnostic, and therapeutic health care services to promote health and prevent disease in a variety of settings.
These areas are crucial to Vanderbilt Health's reputation for excellence in these areas that has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South.
Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the southeast choose Vanderbilt Health for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.
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Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled
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