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Certified Respiratory Therapist - Highlands Respiratory Care - PM (720)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
Certified Respiratory Therapist - Highlands Respiratory Care - PM (720) - (T216307)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $20.80 - $33.80 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

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. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Licensed as a Licensed Respiratory Therapist (LRT) with the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy (ASBRT) required. Currently certified or eligible to be certified as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). If eligible to be certified, must obtain certification within one (1) year from date of hire. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Respiratory Services

Organization

: 708510000 Respiratory Care-HLND

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 3-12 Hour Shifts/PM