Registered Respiratory Therapist

Ascension Health Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 3 weeks ago

Details Sign-on bonus: $7,500 Department: Respiratory Schedule: 12 hour day shift - full time Hospital:

Ascension St.

Vincent's Southside Hospital Location: Jacksonville, FL Shift

  • 7am

  • 7pm Benefits Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.

    Responsibilities Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. 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. Performs 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. Requirements Licensure / Certification / Registration:

    BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

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

    Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation preferred. Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred. Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

    Additional Preferences No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team Ascension St.

    Vincent's is expanding in the fastest-growing county in Northeast Florida with the addition of a fourth regional hospital, Ascension St.

    Vincent's St. Johns County. Serving Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, Ascension St.

    Vincent's has been providing caregivers in every discipline a rewarding career in healthcare since 1873. Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension.

    Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension St.

    Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: EEO is the Law Poster Supplement 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. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.

    Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E-Verify

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Registered Respiratory Therapist

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