Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist in Mequon, Wisconsin
We Are Hiring
Respiratory Therapist - PRN Rotating Shifts - Columbia St. Mary'sHospital-Ozaukee - Mequon, WI
Why Join Ascension?
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Columbia St. Mary's-WI, you will have the opportunity to provideevaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
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 outcomes.
Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.
Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.
What You Will Need
BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within2 Months (60 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
Respiratory Care Practitionercredentialed from theWisconsin Medical Examining Boardobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
One or more of the following:
Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Respiratory Therapistcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).
Certificationspecializing inNeonatal Resuscitationcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).
Pediatric Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
- None required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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