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Respiratory Therapy Student Intern



11d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • You need BLS certification, high school diploma or enrolled in program, currently in a respiratory therapist program, and clinical practice experience or pending NBRC certification exams.
  • You will provide care for patients with respiratory issues, administer treatments, monitor conditions, record data, and educate patients on their illnesses and treatments.


  • 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:
  • Currently in rolled in a College Respiratory Therapist Educational Program, BLS and current clinical practice experience.
  • Or Student currently graduated from a Respiratory Care Program Pending to take NBRC certification exams.


  • 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.


What department will the Respiratory Therapy Student Intern be working in?

The intern will be working in the Respiratory Care Student Pathway department.

What is the schedule like for this position?

The schedule for this position is PRN (as needed).

Which hospital will the Respiratory Therapy Student Intern be located at?

The intern will be located at Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital.

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

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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.