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Respiratory Therapy Student Intern

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Ascension

23d ago

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

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a RRT program, have BLS certification, and be in an accredited program related to respiratory therapy to intern at Ascension.
  • You will evaluate patients, administer medications, monitor conditions, provide therapy, and educate patients on respiratory care. Exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in respiratory therapy.

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.
  • Education:
  • High school diploma equivalency OR Enrolled in accredited program specific to discipline required.
  • Additional Preferences:
  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
  • Enrolled in accredited program specific to discipline required.
  • REQUIRED: Must be enrolled in a RRT program.

Responsibilities

  • Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies consistent with student scope of practice.
  • Administer medications and treatments 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.