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Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RT Student Position)

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
02 May, 2024
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Part Time
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Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RT Student Position)

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Job Description


Are you currently enrolled in Respiratory Therapy program and interested in gaining hands on experience in your chosen field of study? Then the Student- Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RTA) position at Bloomington Hospital is the perfect one for you! 

Our RTA positions give Respiratory students an opportunity to get hand-on experience in a clinical setting. These positions include starting and discontinuing therapies for patients, learning about patient record keeping, and learning how to properly utilize Respiratory Therapy equipment. 

In addition to gaining clinical knowledge and experience, our RTAs are uniquely positioned to move into official Registered Respiratory Therapy roles at Indiana University Health. These team members get an outstanding opportunity to experience all the different ways Respiratory Therapists impact patient lives for the better. 

Outside of working with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, IU Health provides several options when it comes to planning for the future. The IUH organization offers several different incentives for every member of staff. From opportunities to stay healthy and volunteer in the communities. Employees of IU also continue their education with certifications and licensure courses. Our benefited employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement if they wanted to go back to school! 

  • Requires strong customer service skills.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to deal with confidential patient information.
  • Requires basic computer skills and ability to work in EMR.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of infection control procedure.
  • Requires the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams to insure optimal patient care.
  • Requires strong organizational skills.
  • Requires current enrollment in a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) and regionally accredited respiratory care program.
  • Requires current active Respiratory Student Permit from the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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