Mercy Health

  • Respiratory Therapist

    Requisition ID
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    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 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.


    This position is located at Mercy Hospital St. Louis in Creve Coeur providing pediatric respiratory care. Full time nights with weekend and holiday rotation. Hours are 7pm-7:30am. Thank you!



    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Performs direct patient care in all aspects of respiratory care according to physicians' orders or protocol. Determines effectiveness of therapy. Provides ventilator support during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintains life support equipment in the intensive care units and other designated areas. 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:


    • Education: Graduate from an Accredited College Program in Respiratory Care.
    • Licensure: Must have a current license in the State of Missouri.
    • Certifications: Registered as a therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT). BLS, NRP and PALS (may obtain upon hire).
    • Other: Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills, ability to be flexible and adaptable. Must possess the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, clinical interventions and procedures as needed for the care of the patient.
    • Preferred Education: Bachelors Degree Preferred
    • Preferred Experience: Prior Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive care
    • Preferred Certifications: NPS (Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist from the NBRC)

    HOURS: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.


    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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! 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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