Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Ascension Health Milwaukee, WI
Job ID: 259488Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Milwaukee, WisconsinRegular

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Additional Job Information

Title: Respiratory Therapist I

City, State: Milwaukee, WI

Location: WF - St Joseph Campus

Department: Respiratory Care 001

Additional Job Details: Part-Time Nights, 24 hours Weekly, 6pm-6am, 1800-0630, weekend rotation: every other

WI Licensed RCP, Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy, RRT, BLS; ACLS & PALS within 6 months of hire

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

* Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition.

* Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications and treatment based on patient outcomes.

* Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.

* Educates the patient and family about the patient's health condition and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Required Credential(s):

* Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

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

* One or more of the following:

* Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

* Diploma

* Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program required Associate's degree preferred

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in. If you fit the qualifications for the role, we will reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterik), as well as additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understanding your qualifications and fit for the position(s) you've applied for.

Also to note, our online application system may not be compatible with non-Windows based operating systems (iPhones, iPads, or Mac computers).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

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