Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist / St John Hospital & Medical Center / FT Days in Detroit, Michigan

Additional Job Information

*Title: *Reg Respiratory Therapist

*City, State: *Detroit, MI

*Location: *St John Hospital & Medical Center

*Department: *Respiratory Therapy

*Additional Job Details: *FT Days

Marketing Statement

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Reg Respiratory Therapist 2 provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.


  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plan. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.
  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • May act as a preceptor to students, new employees and other hospital personnel. Participates in PI activities to evaluate and improve the quality and care provided by the respiratory department and other related services.
  • May conduct prescribed invasive and non-invasive diagnostic studies including capnography, pulse oximetry, pulmonary function screening, EKG's and other diagnostic testing as required.
  • Participates in inter-disciplinary department team to discuss, does patient rounds and discuss patients' improvements. Participates in discharge planning function. Communicates with medical staff and nursing regarding the outcome and indicated changes in therapy.
  • Provides initial assistance for those needing emergency intervention.

### Qualifications


  • Required Credential(s):
  • Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT) required.
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan required.
  • One or more of the following:
  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.


  • Associate's Degree required

Work Experience:

  • One year of respiratory care clinical experience preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, please apply by completing an online application at

If you have questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center at 1-855-562-2824 between the hours of 7:30 am and 8:00 pm EST Monday-Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist / St John Hospital & Medical Center / FT Days

Job ID: 160841

Location: MI - Detroit

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular