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Respiratory Therapist

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Therapist-Respiratory-Reg - Respiratory Therapy 001 - Full-Time, Night - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MD

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to provide 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 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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Maryland Board of Physicians obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
  • HS or Equivalent 
    • High school diploma or equivalent Must meet the education requirements to sit for CPFT exam
Work Experience:
  • None required.
  • One year of experience in performing PFTs. If only has HSD/GED, two years of experience under the supervision of a pulmonary function lab medical director is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
 
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.
Job ID: 351488
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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