Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist - CRT in Tawas City, Michigan

Job ID: 250019

Respiratory Therapist - CRT

Tawas City, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Respiratory Therapist-CRT

City, State: Tawas City,MI

Location: St Joseph Health System

Department: Diagnostic Cardiology Anc 001

Additional Job Details: FT Rotating 72 Hours Bi-Weekly

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist-CRT provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.


  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.

  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's health condition and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

  • Implements, monitors and adjust invasive and noninvasive ventilation as needed

  • Performs and evaluates Arterial/Capillary/Cord Blood Gases

  • Performs cardiac monitoring and diagnostic testing (EKG, holter monitoring). Must have knowledge of basic EKG rhythm and abnormal EKG patters noting patient symptoms and notifying appropriate personnel

  • Responsible for the direct/indirect supervision of respiratory technicians with core and advanced skills and supervision training of respiratory students



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Support obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • 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:

  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Michigan Board of Respiratory Care obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.


  • 2 Year College Degree

  • Associates degree required; Bachelor degree preferred Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program and Previous clinical experience preferred

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