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Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”
This is a full time night shift Respiratory Therapist position at Mercy Hospital Joplin. Thank you!
**If you are selected for an HR interview, you will receive an email invitation (from a Modern Hire email address) to self-schedule. Please ensure the email provided on your application is checked regularly.**
The Registered Respiratory Therapist works under the supervision of the Respiratory Therapy Coordinator and/or Manger/Director, and assists physicians in the treatment of patients with conditions affecting the cardiopulmonary system. This includes patient testing, teaching, assessment, ventilator management and delivery of therapy. Functions as part of the Code Blue team assuming responsibility for airway management. Also provides technical assistance to non-registered Respiratory Care staff.
Education: Secondary and some post-secondary. Graduate of an approved program in Respiratory Care.
Licensure: RCP Respiratory Care Practitioner State of Missouri.
Certifications: RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist Within 6 Months Of Hire. BLS Basic Life Support (or complete training during orientation period).
Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required to evaluate patient reactions to all forms of respiratory therapy, recommend corresponding treatment plans and interact with patients, physicians and nursing staff.
Preferred Education: Post-secondary (undergraduate).
Preferred Certifications: NRP ACLS PEARS
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. As a Mercy Respiratory Therapist you will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us as a Mercy Respiratory Therapist and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
full time, Joplin, RRT, Respiratory Care Practitioner, RT
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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