LD Registered Respiratory Therapist - North Hospital Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee


  • The Lead Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assisting the Director with the day-to-day operations of the Respiratory Care Dept as well as the standard and advanced respiratory care procedures patients suffering from various cardiopulmonary disorders and for performing other examinations and procedures as directed.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.


  • Knowledge of respiratory care concepts, methods or techniques as might be acquired through completion of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree program that is approved by the CAAHEP or CoARC.
  • Must maintain current licensure as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the state of employment and a current credential as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Must have certification for ACLS/PALS, NRP and BLS if required by facility.
  • Must have completed competency and skill in incubation and airway management.
  • Must have 5 years experience in critical care. 


  • Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as patient records.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with Associates, physicians, and other outside professionals.
  • Ability to prepare education material, inservices, or training.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow.
  • Must have completed competency and skill in incubation and airway management.


  • 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 including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
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