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Respiratory Therapist

We Are Hiring

As a Respitory Therapist with Ascension Southside, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies at our St. Vincent's Southside - Jacksonville,FL. 

Full-Time, Rotating  :  7p-7a with alternating weekends. Could be variable based on experience.

 

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.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Required Credential(s):

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

  • Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Three Years RT Experience 

  • NICU and ICU experience

  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation. 

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). .

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 
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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Job ID: 348557
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: FLJAC St Lukes Hospital
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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