Respiratory Therapist

Ascension

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We Are Hiring:

Title: Respiratory Therapist

City, State:  Jacksonville, FL

Location:  Ascension St Vincent’s Southside Hospital

Department:   Respiratory Therapy

Additional Job Details:  PRN

 

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. Performs 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 provides information about community support groups and other available programs. 
  • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation preferred.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

Education:

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

Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension St. Vincent's in Jacksonville, Florida, has been providing caregivers in every discipline a rewarding career in healthcare since 1873. Serving Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, Ascension St. Vincent's is home to the largest cardiovascular program between Atlanta and Orlando; and is widely recognized for delivering quality, compassionate care to all, especially to those most in need. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 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:

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

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