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Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist - NICU PRN Nights in Indianapolis, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy 001 - PRN, Night - Indianapolis-8111 Township Lin - Indianapolis, IN

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care. Join our legacy of changing lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality NICU respiratory services.

  • Unique clinical environment: With 75 acute care, 12 intermediate care and 10 continuing care nursery beds, it is the largest NICU in the state.

  • Culture of teamwork: Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ongoing support: Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more

  • Advancement: Professional development to build skills

  • Healthcare leader: Progressive, stable faith based company with 30 years of experience in delivering care and commitment to clinical excellence

What You Will Do

As a Respiratory Therapist in the St. Vincent Women’s NICU, you will work in the only women's medical hospital in Indiana to provide both a family-centered Level IV NICU and Level IV Obstetrics department in one facility that includes a high-risk labor and delivery unit. You will be providing best-in-care-practices to a newborn experiencing prematurity, a birth defect or the critically ill neonate.


  • Member of a specialized unit base Respiratory Team working with state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic technologies including high frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, golden hour stabilization, point of care blood gas analysis, neural assisted ventilation, and ECMO.

  • Vital role in the attendance of high risk deliveries and resuscitation team

  • 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 outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 Month (30 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Respiratory Care Practitionercredentialed from theIndiana Respiratory Care Committeeobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapistspecializing inRegisteredcredentialed from theNational Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certificationspecializing inNeonatal Resuscitation.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support.


  • 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

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