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Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist II (Union) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

Respiratory Therapist II (Union)- Full-Time Nights - St. Francis Hospital- 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 Wheaton Franciscan-WI, you will have the opportunity to provideevaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.

  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's health condition and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • LicensedRespiratory Care Practitionerobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • CertifiedRespiratory Therapistobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Associate's degree in Respiratory or RRT 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

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

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