Pediatric Registered Respiratory Therapist-Seasonal
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: October 19, 2020
We Are Hiring
Title: Pediatric Registered Respiratory Therapist-Seasonal
City, State: Austin, TX
Location: Dell Children's Medical Center
Department: Nurse Staffing 001
Additional Job Details:
12-hour shifts (Day & Night Shifts available); Seasonal Contract
Term: 13-20 week contracts; PRN, Non-benefitted, working 36 hours a
* Competitive Pay and BONUS available *
Why Join Ascension?
* Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each
day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects
talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care
that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative
approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
* A Mission with a Global Reach: Not only is Ascension focused on
transforming healthcare in the US, we are also committed to the
health and wellbeing of persons in developing countries. By joining
our team - you are joining a global movement to care for those in
* A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who follow
their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a
team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and
* Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: Last year
Ascension provided over 1.8billion in free healthcare to those in
need and without access. You will have the opportunity to offer
your servant's heart by volunteering with Ascension's Medical
Mission at Home program and other community benefit
* Faith Based Approach: Spiritual care is fundamental to our
identity and a tangible expression of our mission and values. It is
also an essential part of providing care that treats the whole
person: body, mind and spirit. We care for the spirit through
compassionate relationships and empathetic, effective
* Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams
collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and
learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used
across the system. This helps us provide better care for all
persons, with special attention to those who are poor and
* Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide
everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to
transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care
and services, particularly to those most in need
* One Ascension: We are One Ascension. We share a drive to care for
people and provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.
Personalized care is our calling, and teamwork is the way we
* More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job.
It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality
healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and
Seton Healthcare Family - Texas
Seton is a regional healthcare network made up of 10 hospitals that
includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, the
area's only non-profit mental health hospital and over 100 clinic
locations. As a part of Ascension, Seton leverages national
resources to improve care on a community level.
Notably, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas is a
world-class pediatric medical center with its own Level I trauma
center. Our newest hospital is Dell Seton Medical Center at The
University of Texas, which opened in early 2017. We are also very
proud that Seton Medical Center Austin was recently named the #1
Ranked Austin Hospital in U.S. News & World Report, and is the
region's largest medical facility.
Seton is changing healthcare for the better. Our system has over
12,000 employees and serves an 11county population of over 1.8
million people. Together, we gain our power by listening and
communicating We gain our power by listening and communicating. We
show it by pitching in. We grow it by looking after one another.
Seton is an environment of excellence, from our innovative spirit
to the impact and influence we bring to Texas.
Giving back to the community is the core of what we do! Time and
Time again our associates tell us how rewarding it is to be part of
Seton's founding mission to deliver the best care possible with
dignity and respect for everyone we service! We call that mission
HumanCare and it is how our associates make a difference in the
lives of people throughout our Central Texas Communities! Don't
just take our word for it, come and find out!
What You Will Do
At Ascension, we're using the power of purpose to change healthcare
for the better.
* Assesses patients for appropriate type and frequency of treatment
and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
* Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs
advanced respiratory care modalities.
* Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications,
and treatment based on patient outcome.
* Educates the patient and family about the health condition and
provides information about community support groups and other
* Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.
* You will do all of this while contributing to mission
effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission
Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who
lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence -
Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.
Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom -
Integrating excellence and stewardship. Creativity - Courageous
Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job
* One or more of the following:
* Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Texas
Respiratory Care Practitioners Certification Program obtained prior
to hire date or job transfer date.
* Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed
from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within
6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
* Preferred Credential(s):
* Advanced Life Support.
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
* None required.
* Preferred experience of 2 years in the Pediatric ICU or Pediatric
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity /
Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable
federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It
is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal
employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees
without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental
disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or
expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected
by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all
personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion,
termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of
employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local
Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment
opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required
to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to
achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are
or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action
policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made
to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly
excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to
particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and
result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family's goals are to
ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal
employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a
representative workforce through its affirmative action
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to
encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others
doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the
principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative
Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer:
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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