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Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RT Student Position) - Methodist Hospital

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need strong customer service, communication, computer, and organizational skills, along with knowledge of infection control and ability to work in a team. Must be enrolled in CoARC-accredited respiratory care program with active Indiana permit and BLS certification.
  • You will assist with starting and discontinuing therapies, learn patient record keeping, utilize Respiratory Therapy equipment, and gain hands-on clinical experience. Grow your skills and prepare for a future in Registered Respiratory Therapy with IU Health.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Are you currently enrolled in Respiratory Therapy program and interested in gaining hands on experience in your chosen field of study? Then the Student- Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RTA) position at Methodist Hospital is the perfect one for you! 


  • Requires strong customer service skills.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to deal with confidential patient information.
  • Requires basic computer skills and ability to work in EMR.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of infection control procedure.
  • Requires the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams to insure optimal patient care.
  • Requires strong organizational skills.
  • Requires current enrollment in a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) and regionally accredited respiratory care program.
  • Requires current active Respiratory Student Permit from the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Our RTA positions give Respiratory students an opportunity to get hand-on experience in a clinical setting. These positions include starting and discontinuing therapies for patients, learning about patient record keeping, and learning how to properly utilize Respiratory Therapy equipment.
  • In addition to gaining clinical knowledge and experience, our RTAs are uniquely positioned to move into official Registered Respiratory Therapy roles at Indiana University Health. These team members get an outstanding opportunity to experience all the different ways Respiratory Therapists impact patient lives for the better.
  • Outside of working with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, IU Health provides several options when it comes to planning for the future. The IUH organization offers several different incentives for every member of staff. From opportunities to stay healthy and volunteer in the communities. Employees of IU also continue their education with certifications and licensure courses. Our benefited employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement if they wanted to go back to school!


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Part time

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