Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Ascension SE Michigan, MI
Posted on: October 7, 2018
Registered Respiratory Therapist Job ID: 267073 Registered Respiratory Therapist Southfield, Michigan RegularAdditional Job Information Title: Reg Respiratory Therapist 2 City, State: Southfield, MI Location: Providence Hospital - BU 34014 Department: Respiratory Therapy 001 Additional Job Details: Part-Time, Night, 24 hours, Weekly About Us St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.Job Description Ascension associates are leaders who follow their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable. Job Summary: The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides 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. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities. Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes. Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs. May act as a preceptor to students, new employees and other hospital personnel. Participates in PI activities to evaluate and improve the quality and care provided by the respiratory department and other related services. May conduct prescribed invasive and non-invasive diagnostic studies including capnography, pulse oximetry, pulmonary function screening, EKG's and other diagnostic testing as required. Participates in inter-disciplinary department team to discuss, does patient rounds and discuss patients' improvements. Participates in discharge planning function. Communicates with medical staff and nursing regarding the outcome and indicated changes in therapy. Provides initial assistance for those needing emergency intervention. Qualifications Licenses/Certifications/Registration: Required Credential(s): Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT) required. Licensed Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan required. One or more of the following: Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA. Education: Associate's Degree required Work Experience: One year of respiratory care clinical experience preferred. At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance. We hope you want to join us here at Ascension in this critical role of patient care. For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.How To Apply If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, click here to search for a job and complete an online application. We urge you to apply for any/all positions in which you are interested. If you fit the qualifications for the role, we will reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterisk), as well as, additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understanding your qualifications and fit for the position(s) for which you've applied. Equal Employment Opportunity St. John Providence Health System 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 following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: M/F/Disabled/Vet EEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. 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