Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: October 19, 2020
We Are Hiring
Therapist-Respiratory-Reg - Respiratory Therapy 001 -
Full-Time,Night - St John Hosp & Med Ctr - Detroit,MI
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000
associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working
together to help bring patients more resources and better care.
Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided
over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living
in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to
spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the
health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascenion Michigan, you will have the
opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with
* 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
* Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. American
Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted
upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
* Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed
from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior
to hire date or job transfer date.
* Licensed Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Michigan
Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job
* Preferred Credential(s):
* Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
* Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation.
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
* Previous Patient experience preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all
associates and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status,
amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The
information requested on this application will not be used for any
purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an
accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
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qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the
selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you
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related to applying for a specific position within Ascension
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Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
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