Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Detroit, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Registered Respiratory Therapist- Respiratory Therapy 001 - Part-Time,Night - Ascension St John Hospital - 34030 - Detroit,MI -Midnight Shift 1845-0715.

Why Join Ascension?

AscensionMichiganis a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, 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.

What You Will Do

As aRegistered Respiratory Therapist with Ascension St John Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provideevaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.


  • Assesspatient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Implementand monitorpatient care plan. Monitor, recordand communicatepatient condition. Performadvanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluaterespiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Educatethe 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. Participatein 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.

  • Participatein inter-disciplinary department team to discuss, does patient rounds and discuss patients' improvements. Participatein discharge planning function. Communicatewith medical staff and nursing regarding the outcome and indicated changes in therapy.

  • Provideinitial assistance for those needing emergency intervention.

What You Will Need


  • 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michiganis 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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