Mercy Health

  • Reg Respiratory Therapist

    Requisition ID
    2019-786375
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, Nights, To Be Determined, Varies/Rotating
    Department
    Respiratory
    Location
    US-OK-Ardmore
  • 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 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.

    Qualifications:

     

    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:

     

    Education: Graduate of an accredited CoARC respiratory therapy program, with related associated degree or better.
    Licensure: Maintains a current Oklahoma State Respiratory Care Practioners License. Maintains the amount of yearly CEU's required by the state of Oklahoma.
    Experience: Two years experience in clinical respiratory therapy, including one year experience in intensive care respiratory therapy. New graduates are eligible once license is obtained.
    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 within six months of hire. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    Other: Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and interaction relative to the specific age of a patient. Skills lab validation/certification of competencies for the duties and responsibilities required for a licensed respiratory therapist.
    Preferred Education: Bachelors of Science degree. Other Bachelors degree acceptable. Graduate of an accredited CoARC respiratory therapy program, with related Bachelors degree.
    Preferred Licensure:
    Preferred Experience: Advanced critical care skills for emergency department and intensive care.
    Preferred Certifications: Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - therapist option
    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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