We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs 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.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
A Registered Respiratory Therapist's (RRT's) duties will include setting up and operating devices such as therapeutic gas administration apparatus and mechanical ventilators, providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information. Works in accordance to the mission, vision, and values of Mercy.
A degree in respiratory therapy from an accredited program or college, RCP license in the state of Oklahoma, and National Registry designation by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) are required for consideration. Strong knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation and experience with respiratory equipment are the keys to success in this role.Qualifications:
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High-School Diploma or GED and Successful completion of an accredited respiratory therapy program or technical college for respiratory, with related Associated Degree or higher. You may be asked to provide proof of education.
Licensure: Current RCP license in the state of practice.
Certifications: Current Basic Life Support (BLS), (ACLS), and (PALS) from the American Heart Association and Registration by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Experience: Respiratory care, emergency care, and intensive care experience. Strong Knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation. Experience with respiratory equipment.
Other: Must understand English both written and spoken, must be able to safely and successfully perform job-related functions, with or without reasonable accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.
Preferred Certifications: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred.
Preferred Other: Advanced skills in ventilator management, bronchoscopies, hemodynamic monitoring and end-tidal CO2.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, 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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