RRT - Respiratory Therapist - F/T Nights in Blue Springs, MO at St. Mary's Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

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Job Description



Overview

St. Mary’s Medical Center is a faith-based, 146-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Joint and Spine Institute, Surgical Services and outpatient services. St. Mary's Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents of Blue Springs and Eastern Jackson County for more than 30 years. St. Mary's, one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.

Responsibilities

As our new Respiratory Therapist, you will administermonitor, and assess the effectiveness of respiratory care in an efficient and effective manner for our patients. Working with patients in all departments of the hospital, you will support all modalities of Respiratory Care; An excellent opportunity to develop or enhance your skills. Additionally, you will be part of a close, very collaborative and supportive RT team. We are looking for someone who is outgoing and communicative because you will be involved with educating staff, patients and patient’s family all along the way.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required.

  • Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

  • 2 years experience as an RCP preferred.

  • ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current.

  • NRP certificate preferred.

  • PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree preferred.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

  • We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf