Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist - Acute Care in Indianapolis, Indiana
Job ID: 275620
Respiratory Therapist - Acute Care
Additional Job Information
City, State: Indianapolis,IN
Location: Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St
Department: Respiratory Care 001
Additional Job Details: PRN,Night,Weekly
St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.
Provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
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.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 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 prior to 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.
Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
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
- None required.
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