Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Birmingham, Alabama

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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy 001 - Full-Time,Night - St Vincent's Birmingham - Birmingham,AL

Why Join Ascension?

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.

What You Will Do

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

You will:

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

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

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

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

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 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 Therapistcredentialed from theAlabama Board of Respiratory Therapyobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certificationspecializing inNeonatal Resuscitation.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).

Education:

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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