Respiratory Therapist - Nights (East Carondelet)


: $56,910.00 - $75,280.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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This is a full time night RT position at Mercy Hospital St. Louis or Mercy Hospital South.

**Certified Respiratory Therapists are welcome to apply**

Respiratory Therapists perform direct patient care in all aspects of respiratory therapy according to physicians' orders and partner to determine the effectiveness of therapy. They also provide ventilator support during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintain life support equipment in the intensive care units and other designated areas.

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.

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 and ACLS (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 Experience: Prior Adult Intensive Care and Emergency Department care experience
  • Preferred Certifications: ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialist from the NBRC)

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!

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.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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