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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Ascension (System Office)
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Full-Time, Night (36 hrs/week)

Ascension Via Christi Hosptial Manhattan - Manhattan, KS

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Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system - with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services - is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. Ascension Via Christi was ranked on Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best-in-State Employers 2019!

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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is a healthcare leader in northeastern Kansas, with 150 physicians, 500 employees and 300 volunteers serving the people of Manhattan and the surrounding areas with a wide range of quality health and wellness services.

Manhattan, affectionally known as the "Little Apple", is a college town called home to roughly 55,800 people; and is a quick two-hour drive from Kansas City. Manhattan is nationally ranked as the second-best place to live per Livability.com's 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live list; and as one of the Top 10 Best College Towns. Kansas State University is a true asset to the community providing entertainment and opportunity for students and non-students alike. Manhattan's Aggieville also provides plenty of entertainment, shopping, and dining opportunities. As for outdoor activities, the Little Apple offers over 40 miles of trails; and is one of only four bike-friendly communities in the state. Riley County, in which Manhattan resides, was ranked 3rd best out of a total of 103 in the 2018 County Health Rankings for Kansas.

What Ascension Via Christi Health has to offer:

* Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
* Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
* Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
* Compensation/Benefits: Ascension Via Christi offers a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
* Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need

"We have good staff here. People work together well. Most of my time has been spent in ICU and Critical Care and as a group, we know what needs to be done and readily help each other when needed and genuinely care about the people we serve." - Deb, Registered Respiratory Therapist

"Ascension has allowed me to further my education through tuition reimbursement. Without this incentive I might not have had the motivation of pursuing my MBA-HCA degree." - Alexis, Registered Respiratory Therapist

What will you get?

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, PTO, and more!
* Tuition Reimbursement
* We are a qualifed employer for the Federal Loan Forgiveness program as a non-profit organization
* Power of Purpose
* Leading with Mission
* Professional Development

If interested in a career with Ascension Via Christi, call or email Carolyn Sanchez at carolyn.sanchez@ascension.org - 316-201-8799

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to provide 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 outcome.
* Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
* Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
* Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
* Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts.



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

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

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

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

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