Respiratory Therapist- Blood Gas Quality Team

Ascension

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We Are Hiring:

Ascension Seton has an opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist on their Blood Gas quality team!

 

The Registered Respiratory Therapist- will review results from all Ascension Seton RT departments; review QC data, review any edited results, field questions about instrument function, field questions about IS issues and perform instrument validations on-site at each facility every 6 months.  This is a wonderful opportunity for someone seeking a flexible schedule with an opportunity to work from home as well as trains others.

 

Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 7- 3:30pm. Rotating on-call weekends and nights. Schedule is flexible.
Opportunities to work from home, able to set own schedule within the 40hr/wk time frame.

 

Location: This position requires travel to other Ascension Seton locations.

What You Will Do:

Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

  • Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition. Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
  • Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

 

Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner license required. A provisional/temporary license will be accepted until the RCP license is issued.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences:

2 years RT experience required

Prefer Bachelor of Science

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including 3 teaching hospitals, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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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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