Respiratory Therapy Intern


Job title: Respiratory Therapy Intern

Company: Ascension

Job description: Job Description:


Respiratory Therapy Intern

  • Department: Respiratory Therapy
  • Schedule: Flexible schedule, every other weekend, hours available throughout the week. Shifts can be 12 hours, 8 hours, 6 hours or 4 hours in duration.
  • Hospital: St. Vincent Evansville
  • Location: Evansville, IN


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies consistent with student scope of practice.

  • Administer medications and treatments based on patient outcomes, under appropriate supervision.
  • Deliver and assess patient response to ordered therapy.
  • Monitor, record, and communicate patient condition.
  • Provide patient education for diseases, medications, and treatment.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. American Red Cross Professional CPR/AED Rescuer accepted during onboarding.
  • Temporary Permit Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Indiana Respiratory Care Committee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or Student Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Indiana Respiratory Care Committee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Enrolled in degreed program specific to discipline required.

Additional Preferences

Additional preferences.

Currently enrolled in a CoARC approved college degree program majoring in Respiratory Therapy.

An active BLS card.

Willing to apply for an Respiratory Care Student Permit from the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency upon accepting this position.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension St. Vincent in Indiana has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. With 24 hospitals throughout the greater Indianapolis and Evansville areas, Ascension St. Vincent offers careers in a wide range of services including acute and long-term care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary and urgent care, women’s health services and more.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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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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Expected salary:

Location: Evansville, IN

Job date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 06:00:09 GMT

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