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Respiratory Therapy Intern

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Ascension

16d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Indianapolis

AI generated summary

  • You need BLS certification within 1 month, Indiana Respiratory Care Committee temporary permit or student credential, and high school diploma or enrollment in accredited program.
  • You will evaluate, treat, and educate patients with respiratory issues, administer medication, monitor patient condition, and provide therapy under supervision.

Requirements

  • Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
  • Temporary Permit Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Indiana Respiratory Care Committee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date -Or- Student Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Indiana Respiratory Care Committee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Education:
  • High school diploma equivalency OR Enrolled in accredited program specific to discipline required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies consistent with student scope of practice.
  • Administer medication and treatment based on patient outcomes, under appropriate supervision.
  • Deliver and assess patient response to ordered therapy.
  • Monitor, record, and communicate patient condition.
  • Provide patient education for diseases, medications, and treatment

A faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

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10,001+
Employees
1999
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ascension (www.ascension.org) 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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.