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Respiratory Care Assistant

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Wayne - Part time, 24 hours per week, rotating shift.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of a Registered Respiratory Therapist, provides care to patients with acute and chronic illness by administering various therapeutic modalities and by providing reinforcement for the education and instruction developed in the patient care plan.

Essential Functions

Follows the patient care plan as developed by the registered respiratory therapist, adhering to protocols for the delivery of medication and oxygen setups/titration. Set up and monitor patients placed on non-invasive ventilation (depending on site).

Equipment processing, including high level disinfection of reusable supplies, oxygen tank maintenance, replenishing of par levels as needed.

Performs chart review for verification of orders; provide electronic documentation; provide reinforcement of patient and family education.


Required Current enrollment in a Respiratory Therapy degree program.

Required To work as an RCA, selected candidates must successfully complete training modules and competency check offs (tailored to their scope of practice) developed by the department.

Required Incumbent will be re-evaluated in two years if graduation did not occur.

Completed the basic therapy clinical rotation in the employee's perspective college program. Required

CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association required Or

CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross required

Primary Location

SITE - Wayne Hospital - 33155 Annapolis - Wayne

Department Name

Respiratory Care Therapy - Wayne

Employment Type

Part time


Rotating (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work


Days Worked


Weekend Frequency

Variable weekends

CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.

Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people-including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities-and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

Keywords: Corewell Health, Detroit , Respiratory Care Assistant, Healthcare , Wayne, Michigan

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