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Cert Respiratory Therapist

Company: Mercy
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

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. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview:

Respiratory Care is the practice of the principles, techniques, psychology and theories of cardiopulmonary medicine under the verbal or written direction or prescription of a licensed physician and/or under the supervision of a qualified medical director.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Must be a graduate of an approved AMA school for Respiratory Therapy.
  • Licensure: Must hold a current temporary or permanent license (LRCP) from the applicable State of practice.
  • Experience: Must have a working knowledge of all Respiratory Care procedures and modalities including Critical Care and Blood Gas analysis.
  • Certifications: Must be eligible to take or have passed the Certification (CRT) exam given by the NBRC. Must be Certified by the American Heart Association to provide CPR.
  • Other: Must be able to work with computers in a health care environment.
  • Preferred Education: Additional College and/or Associate's Degree.
  • Preferred Experience: Previous experience working in a hospital environment.
  • Preferred Certifications: NRP Certification. PALS Certified. ACLS Certified.
  • Preferred Other: Advanced computer skills. Ability to learn and work with computerized equipment and patient care applications.

    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 32 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. 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 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.

Keywords: Mercy, Fort Smith , Cert Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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