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Registered Respiratory Therapist

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Registered Respiratory Therapist, Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside 

PRN Days: 6:30am-7:00pm, 3 days/wk

 

Join our Respiratory Services team at Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside!  As the flagship location for Ascension St. Vincent’s HealthCare, Riverside is a 528-bed hospital with a fast paced, exciting atmosphere and an ever-constant flow of patients. 

 

In addition, Ascension is investing $55 million to create a new heart and vascular pavilion on our Riverside campus. The pavilion will include 30 medical and surgical rooms and 30 intensive care rooms, but will primarily be used for heart and vascular needs, including two nursing units devoted to caring for patients who undergo open-heart surgeries and other cardiovascular procedures. 

 

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, you will provide evaluations of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patients for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans 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:

Respiratory Therapist specializing in registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care

BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

ACLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)

PALS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation

3 years critical care Respiratory Therapist experience

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: 374873
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: FLJAC St Vincents Medical Ctr
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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