Respiratory Therapist – PRN


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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.”




The PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist assists physicians in the treatment of patients with conditions affecting the cardiopulmonary system. Acts as an advance resource person for all other staff. Functions within the scope of respiratory care established guidelines of the Missouri Board of Respiratory Care. Performs duties in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and mercy service standards.


  • Education: Must be graduate of COARC/AARC/NBRC approved Respiratory Therapy program.
  • Licensure: Must hold a Respiratory Care Practitioner license from the Missouri Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Certifications:
    • Must be registered through the National Board of Respiratory Care.
    • ACLS, BLS, NRP OR PEARS (American Heart Association).
  • Other skills, knowledge and abilities:
    • Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: Must be able to work differing shifts; must be able to stand or walk most of the time while on duty. Must be able to be “on call” during off duty hours.

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. 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.


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.

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