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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Highlands Respiratory Care - Flexi/PRN (871)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024
Registered Respiratory Therapist - Highlands Respiratory Care - Flexi/PRN (871) - (T215205)

Description

Compensation:
Pay: $31.00 / hour

Job Highlights:
As a respiratory therapist (RT) at UAB Medicine, you’ll work alongside some of the brightest minds in medicine as you deliver the latest evidence-based treatments. Your case mix can include adult cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, heart and lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, and much more. If you choose to practice in the neonatal environment, you'll be treating some of the sickest babies in our region. At UAB Medicine, our RTs go beyond simply monitoring ventilators and administering breathing treatments. As a member of our team, you’ll autonomously manage ventilator protocols, using your skills to meet patient needs while weaning them off of mechanical respiratory support.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To evaluate and administer therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care and life support to patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. To consult with physicians concerning the development and modification of patient care plans.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Respiratory Therapy required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently registered as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Respiratory Therapist (LRT) with the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy (ASBRT) required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Respiratory Services

Organization

: 708510000 Respiratory Care-HLND

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts