Reg Respiratory Therapist /St Vincent's Medical Center/PT,Rotating, 24

Ascension Health
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job ID: 211571Reg Respiratory Therapist /St Vincent's Medical Center/PT,Rotating, 24 hours,WeeklyBridgeport, ConnecticutRegular / Rotating

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Additional Job Information

Title: Reg Respiratory Therapist

City, State: Bridgeport,CT

Location: St Vincent's Medical Center

Department: Respiratory Care 001

Additional Job Details: PT,Rotating, 24 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

St. Vincent's Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent's is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Reg Respiratory Therapist, provides evaluation 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. 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.

* Assesses patient's conditions in order to identify the most appropriate mode of therapy.

* Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of therapy, suggesting alternatives when appropriate.

* Maintains infection control policies related to patient care.

* Understands and demonstrates competency on all equipment utilized.

* Performs baseline pulmonary function screening and weaning parameters.

* Understands and safely administers medications related to respiratory diseases.

* Other Duties as assigned



* Required Credential(s):

* Licensed Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

* One or more of the following:

* Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

* Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

* Associate Degree

* Completion of a Resp Care Program

* 6 months to 1 year. Will consider new graduate.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent's Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent's Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent's Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.Posted by StartWire