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Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT in Wichita, Kansas

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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Care 001 - Full-Time, Night - Ascension Via Christi Hospital St Francis - Wichita, KS

Full - Time Nights ( 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. with rotating weekends/holidays)

$6,000 Sign on Bonus

We are thankful for our Respiratory Therapists who work in a variety of places – from the ER, ICU, neonatal, pediatric, and adults, and respond to a variety of situations – educating patients on pulmonary issues, drawing ABG samples, intubating a patient, monitoring a patient’s ventilator, etc., while being reassuring and steadfast to our patients, families, and associates.

"I believe that our department embodies the core values of Ascension. We work together to care for our patients. We gladly teach and mentor students. We serve the most vulnerable from premature infants to geriatric patients and do so with integrity, dedication, and creativity." - Curtis Kidwell, RRT, CPFT, RN - Manager, Respiratory Care

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What Will You get?

  • Generous Sign On Bonus

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, PTO, and more!

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • We are a qualifed employer for the Federal Loan Forgiveness program as a non-profit organization

  • Power of Purpose

  • Leading with Mission

  • Professional Development

If interested in a career with Ascension Via Christi, call or email Tanya Jones at tanya.jones@ascension.org | 316-226-7755

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.


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

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

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

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts .


  • Diploma

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

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.


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Please 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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