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.”
This is a PRN (as needed) Respiratory Therapist position at Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
The Respiratory Therapist collaborates with nursing staff, physicians and other appropriate personnel in order to provide appropriate, timely and efficient respiratory care. Provides ventilator support during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintains life support equipment. Coordinates patient care in conjunction with nursing and other departments. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our Mission, Values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Education: Must be a graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program with an Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy.
Licensure: Licensed in the state of Missouri.
Certifications: ACLS, NRP, and S.T.A.B.L.E. within 1st year of hire. PALS within 2 years of hire.
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 Therapist 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 Therapist 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.
RRT, RT, PRN, per diem, Mercy, Mercy Jefferson, Festus, Crystal City
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.