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Reg Respiratory Therapist

Reg Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID 
Other Allied Health
Position Type 
Days, Holidays, Nights

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs 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.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


Responsibilities and Qualifications

Perform, evaluate and coordinate diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Cardiopulmonary Services scope of clinical practice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders. Defined duties are performed in neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient populations in intermediate, intensive, and emergency care areas. Therapists will work in accord to the mission, vision, and values of Mercy Hospital ministry.


We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:


Education: Graduate of CoARC/AARC/NBRC approved Respiratory Care program.
Licensure: Current Respiratory Care Practioner license from the State of Oklahoma.
Experience: Two years experience in an acute care setting, including one year experience in intensive care unit.
Certifications: Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) at all times Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or Certified Respirtatory Therapist (CRT) if RRT is obtained withing six months of hire. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Other: Knowledge to provide the appropriate care to all age groups of patients. Must be able to work within a team enviornment and serve as a resource when needed. Must be able to communicate effectively with the patients, families, visitors and co-workers in a caring, friendly, personal and professional manner.
Preferred Education: Bachelors degree.
Preferred Licensure: Maintain current RCP license from the State of Oklahoma.
Preferred Experience: Advanced critical care skills for emergency department and intensive care areas.
Preferred Certifications: Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and serve as an instructor. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).
Preferred Other: Advanced skills in ventilator management, brochoscopies, hemodynamic monitoring and end-tidal CO2.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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