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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Traveler

Company: Ascension
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:


  • Department: Associate Travel Program - RRT
  • Schedule: Multiple--shifts available, 36 hours per week
  • Hospital: Multiple Ascension acute care hospitals
  • Location: Requires travel to multiple locations over 50 miles from your homeThis position is a permanent, full time position made up of travel assignments - not a short term option or temporary contract.--Benefits Paid time off (PTO)Apply fast, check the full description by scrolling below to find out the full requirements for this role.Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community--As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.Responsibilities 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.Requirements Licensure / Certification / Registration:
      • Required Credentials:
        • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
        • One or more of the following:--- Respiratory Care Practitioner 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 Credentials:
          • Advanced Life Support. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
          • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
          • Pediatric Advanced Life Support. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.Education:
            • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.Additional Preferences
              • One year of--recent--experience strongly preferred.
              • Travelers must be willing to travel 50+ miles from permanent residence.
                • Travel positions require travel to multiple locations and could include assignment selections in: Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and WisconsinWhy Join Our Team Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.--Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.--Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.--For further information, view the-- EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.--Pay Non-Discrimination Notice--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 This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify

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