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Respiratory Therapist

Ascension

This is a Contract position in Milwaukee, WI posted May 27, 2019.

We Are Hiring Respiratory Therapist Full-Time Nights (36 hours per week/12 hour shifts)
– Columbia St.

Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee
– Milwaukee,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 Provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities: 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 Licenses/Certifications/Registration: Required Credential(s): BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

One or more of the following: Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Preferred Credential(s): Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education: Diploma High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate’s degree, or Technical degree required Work Experience: None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf M/F/Disabled/Vet EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf