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Pediatric and Adult Registered Respiratory Therapist – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

$10,000 Signing Bonus (Lump Sum Payout)

The Pediatric and/or Adult Registered Respiratory Therapist performs routine respiratory care procedures in the acute care, critical care and outpatient environment; perform respiratory care assessments and diagnostic testing procedures associated with respiratory care under occasional guidance.

Registered Respiratory Therapist and National Board of Respiratory Care required.


  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation.
  • Provides education for students in affiliated clinical training programs as well as patients and families.

​​​Vanderbilt’s Adult Respiratory Care team is comprised of 7 ICU units and independent arterial blood gas laboratories, as well as acute care areas. VUMC Adult Respiratory Care supports our adult patients in the inpatient and clinical settings. Our fast-paced, team-oriented culture gives you the opportunity to contribute to breakthroughs with healthcare advancements. We support your career growth with an established Professional Advancement Pathway as a Respiratory Therapist.

Hear from our team about what it means to be provide respiratory care at Vanderbilt:  https://youtu.be/M0-t97gjSDo

The Respiratory Care Department is active in all patient-care settings and provides around-the-clock services to all Vanderbilt Medical Center departments. Respiratory therapists consult with physicians regarding the selection of procedures and courses of therapy. They also assist patients and families with instruction on respiratory home care therapy and associated equipment.

** Respiratory Therapist Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements:

  • The sign on bonus is available for full-time Respiratory Therapists.
  • Current full-time or part-time VUMC staff or former full-time or part-time staff who have worked for VUMC within the last year are not eligible for the bonus.

Learn more and apply online: https://bit.ly/39p50vS

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled

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