We Are Hiring: Respiratory Therapist - Elmbrook Memorial Hospital, Brookfield, WI
Variable shifts - PRN position
What You Will Do: 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 outcomes.
Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs.
Assist with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment.
Participate in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment.
Process equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.
Respond to emergency resuscitation team calls.
What You Will Need: Licensure/Certification/Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred. Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Why Join Our Team: For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
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. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
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