Mercy Health

  • Reg Respiratory Therapist

    Requisition ID
    2018-782259
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Respiratory
    Location
    US-MO-Saint Louis
  • Overview

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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 careersthat 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

    Performs direct patient care in all aspects of respiratory therapy according to physicians' orders. Consults physicians on effectiveness of therapy. Provides ventilator support during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintains life support equipment. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

     

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    MINIMUM REQUIRED

    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Succesful completion of program approved by National Board for Respiratory Care.
    • Licensure: Licensed with Missouri Board for Respiratory Care.
    • Experience: Minimum 1 year experience required.
    • Certification/Registration: Registered as a therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
    • BLS/CPR through an American Heart Association approved course.

     

    PREFERRED

    • Education: 1-3 years technical school completed preferred.
    • Certification/Registration: ACLS Provider through an American Heart Association course.

     

    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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