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Respiratory Therapist - PRN

We Are Hiring

Respiratory Therapist  - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD

At Saint Agnes, we know where our true value lies.  It’s in our history, our culture and our people.  You can feel the difference at Saint Agnes.  It comes across in how we treat our patients and how we work with each other.  It is in the commitment, passion and actions of every single associate who decides to make Saint Agnes home.  Including, possibly, YOU!

Position overview:

Work Schedule:

  • PRN/Rotating
  • 12 hours shifts
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as well.

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare’s roots in Baltimore go all the way back to 1823.  Our culture both then and now is based on a belief that ALL people deserve to be treated with dignity.  For generations we have served the beautifully diverse community that is our home with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.  Today we offer a full range of services through our 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation.

As part of Ascension we are part of a bigger ministry to deliver compassionate personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  Ascension is one of the leading non-profit health systems in the United States.  In fiscal year 2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. 

What You Will Do

As a Respiratory Therapist 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 prior to 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: 364563
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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