Respiratory Care Student in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  3659 

Schedule: PRN/Per Diem 

Shift: Varied 

Salary Range: $17.66 - $23.39 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Respiratory Care Student provides respiratory care to inpatients with respect to acuity, age and required treatment. The Respiratory Care Student will be oriented to the Acuity Adaptable unit and Respiratory Care Equipment Room. This position proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County, and models Eskenazi Health values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development and Excellence.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provides appropriate respiratory care in Acuity Adaptable unit
  • Delivers respiratory care via assessment, critical thinking and monitoring, while exercising multidisciplinary communication
  • Administers all respiratory care as allowed by student permit
  • Responds to, participates in, and calls designated resources for all emergent situations within the assigned area
  • Provides accurate, complete and timely documentation of all patient care administered
  • Complies with all organizational policies including state licensure, practice guidelines, required credentialing and passing all required competencies
  • Complies with the AARC Statement of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Provides age appropriate respiratory care in all assigned areas
  • Cleans and assembles respiratory care equipment
  • Submits accurate and complete equipment charges via the electronic medical record in coordination with accurate documentation


Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in, and actively pursuing a degree in Respiratory Care, from an AMA approved program for Respiratory Care
  • Current in BLS, and any applicable organizational required annual education
  • Respiratory Care Student Permit from the state of Indiana is required


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to organize and prioritize duties
  • Ability to interpret and record data accurately
  • Ability to rapidly assess and respond to patient needs
  • Ability to function effectively under stress
  • Knowledge of cardiopulmonary anatomy/physiology, pathophysiology and appropriate modalities and techniques


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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