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This is a full time RespiratoryTherapist - Educator position at Mercy Hospital South.
**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 Respiratory Therapist provides and/or guides care to a specialized group of patients. Serves as a clinical resource or consultant in area of specialty or expertise, assists in planning and providing educational opportunities in clinical area. Coordinates Co-worker Orientation and development. Participates in quality improvement activities. A Mercy Respiratory Therapist performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy service standards.
Education: Graduate from an Accredited Respiratory Care program. Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Care or other healthcare or science related field. Licensure: Must have a current license in the State of Missouri.
Experience: Position requires at least 5 years experience in area of specialty.
Certifications: Registered as a therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care
Other: Must be current in BLS. Must be current in NRP/PALS if working in Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care areas. Must be current in ACLS if working in Adult Critical Care area. Strong assessment and communication skills are necessary. The assessment, care and treatment provided by the Respiratory Clinician will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The Respiratory Clinician is competent to care for patient age groups including the adolescent, adult, and adult geriatric patient. Computer literacy, including the use of Microsoft Office Products.
Preferred Education: (10 years of Critical Care Experience may be considered as an alternative to a bachelors degree.) Masters degree preferred
Preferred Certifications: NPS (Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist from the NBRC) preferred if working in Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care area. ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialist from the NBRC) preferred if working in Adult Critical Care area
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 Clinician 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 Clinician 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.