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Cert Respiratory Therapist

Company: Mercy
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: July 6, 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."

Exciting New Incentives:

Loan Repayment Assistance Program up to $20,000 Lifetime: The Respiratory Loan Repayment Assistance Program provides financial support to our Mercy Respiratory co-workers in a 24X7 hospital based eligible position who are in a .4 FTE and above, working 32 hours or more per pay period. The program offers monthly payments made directly to the loan servicer up to the amount of $370 per month and up to $20,000 for a lifetime maximum.


Location: Mercy Hospital Fort Smith

Must have an excellent knowledge of all Respiratory Care procedures and modalities regarding the neonate including Critical Care, High Frequency Ventilation, newborn physiology, and Blood Gas analysis. Their knowledge base should be sufficient to evaluate, initiate, and decide appropriate intervention for the neonate. Skills levels must be maintained and documented annually for outside transport of Neonates.


  • Education: Must be a graduate from an approved School for Respiratory Care
  • Licensure: Must be licensed by the States of Arkansas and Oklahoma to practice Respiratory Care
  • Experience: Must have a working knowledge of Neonatal Respiratory Care including Ventilator Management and Blood Gas Analysis
  • Certifications: Must have passed the Certification Exam (CRT) given by the NBRC Must be current in CPR , NRP and STABLE
  • Other: Must be able to work with computers in a health care environment.
  • Preferred Education: Associate Degree
  • Preferred Experience: Previous Experience working in a Level III NICU
  • Preferred Certifications: Neonatal / Pediatric Specialist PALS
  • 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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