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Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN

We Are Hiring

St. Vincent’s Southside has an opportunity for a Registered Respiratory Therapist!
 
Why Join Ascension?
St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that has served the people of Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding communities since 1873. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, St. Vincent’s HealthCare is widely recognized for delivering personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech.
 
Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.    
 
Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the change to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace. 
 
What You Will Do
As a Registered Respiratory Therapist at St. Vincent’s, 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 Therapist credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
 
Work Experience:
  • Experience preferrred
 

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.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hired individuals regardless of schedule and hours, including volunteers and students. 
 

St. Vincent's HealthCare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

 
 
Job ID: 398153
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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