Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN

Ascension Health Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

We Are Hiring

Position: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Shift: PRN (Days and Evenings)

Location: St Vincent's East - Trussville, AL

St. Vincent's Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent's Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

You will:

  • Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition. Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Advanced Life Support can be in lieu of Basic Life Support

  • One or more of the following:

  • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Respiratory Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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