Job ID: 382410

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Evansville, Indiana

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

Reg. Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy  - Full-Time,Rotating, 36 hours a week

Ascension St. Vincent Evansville Health System - Evansville,IN

We believe that Ascension St. Vincent is a top workplace and here are a few reasons you should consider joining the Ascension family:

  • We are LOCAL. Our people, our facilities, our patients are all right here in your very own city. We provide local partnerships with community schools and organizations. We serve over 2.2 million patients annually, right here in Indiana.

  • We provide for your future, allowing many opportunities to advance and even tuition reimbursement. 

  • Ascension St. Vincent is the 8th largest employer in the state with 20 hospitals and we were voted one of the 15 Best Health Systems in the Nation by Thomson Reuters.  

  • We treat healing as more than just a job at Ascension St. Vincent. For us it's really a calling. We believe it is our duty and privilege to take care of our patients and their families in body, mind, and spirit.

 

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. Ascension St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. Ascension St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

Ascension St. Vincent is part of Ascension, 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 Ascension St. Vincent Health System-IN, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Indiana Respiratory Care Committee obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of 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. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
 
 
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.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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Questions?

A member of our Talent Acquisition team will contact you if your qualifications match the requirements of the position. We encourage you to check our website often for new job openings or to set up a Job Agent to receive email alerts when new jobs that may be of interest to you are posted.

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.