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Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary in Novi, Michigan

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Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary- Ascension Providence Hospital, Novi Campus- PRN, Day

Why Join Ascension?

AscensionMichiganis a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Hospital, you will have the opportunity to providediagnostic evaluation of pulmonary function in patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs ordered pulmonary function and pulmonary stress testing. Monitors and evaluates patient response during and after testing. Documents and reports testing results.

  • Determines testing reference ranges and calculates/interprets results. Recognizes and corrects for invalid test results.

  • Prepares, maintains and calibrates pulmonary function testing equipment. Maintains adequate levels of supplies used for testing. Troubleshoots equipment problems and reports needed repairs/replacements.

  • Provides education and resources to patient and/or patient's family based on clinical implications.

  • Applies cardiac monitoring devices (EKG, DCG, Event)

  • Performs ordered cardiac testing. Monitors and evaluates patient response during and after testing. Documents and reports results.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certificationspecializing inAdvanced Cardio Life Supportobtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan required.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist with the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT) required.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Cardiographic Technician preferred.

  • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) preferred.

Education:

  • Associate's Degree in a Respiratory Therapy training program or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree in a Respiratory Therapy training program or equivalent preferred

Work Experience:

  • One year of conversvative and critical care respiratory therapy experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michiganis an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Reasonable AccommodationAscension Michiganprovides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.

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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