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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Company: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Job Description:

Job ID: 277522 Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Birmingham, Alabama Regular Additional Job Information Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) City, State: Birmingham,AL Location: St Vincent's Birmingham Department: Respiratory Therapy 001 Additional Job Details: PRN,Night, 0 hours,Weekly About Us St. Vincent's Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent's Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities. 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 any location. 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 orthopaedic surgeries a concept pioneered by co-founder Dr. James R. Andrews. The result will be an exceptional level of patient care. Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in sports medicine, orthopaedic 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. St. Vincent's Birmingham (Downtown)- Selling Points

  • Largest faith-based, not for profit hospital in Birmingham.
  • Currently renovating hospital rooms and waiting areas.
  • Expansion of our parking decks to accommodate patients and employees.
  • Free parking for our associates.
  • Several satellite parking lots available with free shuttle service to the hospital.
  • Friendly family environment.
  • "Where Babies are Born!"
  • World renowned Andrews Sports Medicine Orthopedic Center.
  • Downtown location appeals to those that love city life, just minutes from great restaurants, entertainment, historical sites and affordable housing.
  • Skilled staff that care about the patients and each other. Job Description Job Summary: The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) provides 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.
      Qualifications Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
      • Required Credential(s):
        • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Advanced Life Support can be in lieu of Basic Life Support
        • One or more of the following:
          • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Respiratory Therapy 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.
            • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). Education:
              • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience,
              • or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required Equal Employment Opportunity 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 from applicants. E-Verify Statement St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information. Share: -->

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