Certified Respiratory Therapist
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: September 15, 2020
We Are Hiring
Position: Certified Respiratory Therapist
May be filled at RRT level.
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Shift Details: PRN, Night Shift
Location: St Vincent's Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals
(St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's
Chilton, St. Vincent's East, and St. Vincent's St. Clair) in
addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's
Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been
serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is 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 to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
St. Vincent's Birmingham Hospital:
St. Vincent's Birmingham is located downtown and it has over 400
beds and provides space for many physician offices. We are
currently in a large renovation project to create more patient
rooms and waiting areas. St. Vincent's provides care for many
patients within the downtown area and surrounding communities.
Known for our Birth Suites and Ortho Sports service line, St.
Vincent's has a strong reputation in the Birmingham as the hospital
of choice for many services and the hospital is easy to get to from
We make welcoming your baby into the world a truly special
experience. Known as "where babies come from," St. Vincent's
Birmingham has a longstanding tradition of outstanding maternity
services. Today, we're once again transforming maternity care by
empowering moms to make decisions about their birth experience
through Monogram Maternity. St. Vincent's Birmingham Monogram
Maternity offers expectant moms a birth experience as customized as
your own monogram.
At the heart of the Ortho Sports Center is our state-of-the-art
surgical facility with a worldwide reputation. In these 12
operating suites - designed exclusively for orthopedic surgeries a
concept pioneered by co-founder Dr. James R. Andrews. The result
will be an exceptional level of patient care. Andrews Sports
Medicine & Orthopedic Center has built a worldwide reputation for
excellence in sports medicine, orthopedic patient care, research,
education and prevention.
St. Vincent's Birmingham is one of the first community hospitals to
have the da Vinci-- Surgical System robot. We rank as a top five
hospital in the world for the number of overall robotic
prostatectomies performed. St. Vincent's Birmingham performs
several robotic procedures: cardiac, gynecologic and urologic.
St. Vincent's Health System is the first and only health system in
the nation to hold the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
(SCPC)'s heart accreditations in all three areas, those include
atrial fibrillation, heart failure and chest pain. St. Vincent's
Cardiovascular Care Center offers a variety of services to assist
patients with cardiovascular problems. These services aid in the
diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
As a Certified Respiratory Therapist with St. Vincent's Health
System-AL, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of
and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
Your responsibilities will include:
* Assessing patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment
and developing a plan of care based on diagnosis.
* Implementing and monitoring patient care plan and equipment.
Monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition.
Performing advanced respiratory care modalities.
* Evaluating respiratory practice, administration of medications,
and treatment based on patient outcomes.
* Educating the patient and family about the health condition and
providing information about community support groups and other
* Assisting with care, calibration and maintenance of all
equipment. Participating in maintaining departmental inventory
levels for supplies and equipment. Processing equipment per
established cleaning/sterilization procedures.
* Responding to emergency resuscitation team calls.
* Required Credential(s):
* Licensed Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Alabama
Board of Respiratory Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job
* Certified Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National
Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or
job transfer date.
* One or more of the following:
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Preferred Credential(s):
* Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation.
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American
Heart Association (AHA).
* Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience or
* Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
* None required.
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its
ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and
regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to
all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its
ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color,
disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national
origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
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
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