Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist (RRT ) in Birmingham, Alabama

Job ID: 243684

Respiratory Therapist (RRT )

Birmingham, Alabama

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Respiratory Therapist - RRT

City, State: Birmingham,AL

Location: St Vincent's Birmingham

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Days

About Us

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.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The 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.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Respiratory Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Associate Degree

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program by date of hire Basic LIfe Support (BLS) required within 30 days of hire

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the “Apply Now”.

To apply later, return to the Career page at www.stvhs.com

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment computers in the following locations:

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s Birmingham, 806 St. Vincent’s Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205 (4thfloor in Building 1) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s East, 50 Medical Park East Drive, Suite 259, Birmingham, AL 35235 (2ndfloor) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Administration office at St. Vincent’s Blount, 150 Gilbreath Drive, Oneonta, AL 35121 9:00am-3:00pm

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Candidate Care at 855-778-6037.

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.

If you have additional questions about your application process , you may contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037..

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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