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Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Full Time/Nights - Freestanding ED

Jacksonville, Florida
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
We Are Hiring:

Ascension St. Vincent's is currently looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist to join our Arlington Freestanding ED Campus!

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Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT 

City, State:  Jacksonville, FL
Location:  Ascension St Vincent's Arlington Freestanding ED
Department:  Respiratory 
Additional Job Details:  Full Time - Nights

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Night Shift 
  • 6:30pm - 7:00am
  • Alternating Weekends/Holidays

Unit Information:


What you will do:

As a Respiratory Therapist at St. Vincent's Arlington Freestanding ED you will be an integral part of the interdisciplinary team providing emergency care for our patients. Respiratory Therapist's work independently and are cross trained in many areas to ensure a patients received timely and quality care. Ascension St. Vincent's is a strong proponent of growth in the field of respiratory, advocating for continued expansion of skill sets available to our respiratory therapists through education and training.



If you are ready to hear more about working for a mission-focused, team-based environment, Please apply today!



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Long term / Short Term disability
  • Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Assistance after 6 months employment
  • 403b with company match
  • Paid vacation time off
  • Faith based work environment
  • Legal services and much more!
What You Will Do:

Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

  • Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis. 
  • Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment.
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition. 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 community support groups and other available programs. 
  • Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation preferred.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.


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

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension St. Vincent's in Jacksonville, Florida, has been providing caregivers in every discipline a rewarding career in healthcare since 1873. Serving Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, Ascension St. Vincent's is home to the largest cardiovascular program between Atlanta and Orlando; and is widely recognized for delivering quality, compassionate care to all, especially to those most in need. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ministry Name is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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  • Job Reference: 702078938-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ascension
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent