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Ascension Health Therapist-Respiratory-Reg in Binghamton, New York

We Are Hiring

Lourdes, part of Ascension in Binghamton, New York has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Registered Respiratory Therapist to join their Respiratory Care team. Our RTs work on the front lines in emergency departments, intensive care units, and other hospital units to assist patients who may be having difficulty breathing. The preferred applicant will have at least one full year of experience.

This full-time position is eligible for benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement savings plan with employer match; tuition assistance and much more. Come join our team!

Schedule: Nights - 36 hours per week.

What You Will Do

Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

  • Assesse patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based ondiagnosis.

  • Implement and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patientcondition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about communitysupport groups and other available programs.

  • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the New York Board of Respiratory Therapy obtained within 2 Weeks (14 days) of hire date or job transfer date.NBRC or temporary NY State license accepted in lieu of NY license until NYS license is obtained.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

At least 1 year of RT experience strongly preferred.

Why Join Our Team

For nearly 90 years, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital has been providing rewarding career opportunities in the Binghamton, New York, community. Over 2,500 Mission-driven associates serve in our medical, surgical, and specialty units, an ambulatory care center, a breast care center, a regional cancer center, and numerous specialty practices. We offer a place of respect and inclusion for all associates, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today. Ascension 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. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Lourdes is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplemen (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) tPlease 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 from applicants.

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