Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: September 15, 2020
We Are Hiring
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Full-Time,Night: 7PM-7AM 3 Nights per Week. Work Every other
St Thomas West Hospital - Nashville,TN
Why Join Ascension?
In Tennessee, Ascension's Saint Thomas Health operates nine
hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated
joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation
facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000
associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide
variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs
and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the
changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by
innovations in technology.
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, with special attention to persons living
in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided
$2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community
Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned
providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600
sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior
living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia,
while providing a variety of services including clinical and
network services, venture capital investing, investment management,
biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and
contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Saint Thomas, you will have the opportunity to
provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory
* 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
* Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed
from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within
6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
* Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Tennessee Board of
Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal
and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment
practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion,
gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran
No question or item on this application for employment is intended
to secure information to be used for such discrimination.
Information obtained through this application will be used solely
to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This
application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of
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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