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Registered Respiratory Therapist – CoxHealth

Job Perks & Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus for eligible candidates
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement with employer match
  • On-site daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Pharmacy delivery to your department
  • On-site Employee Health services
  • 1906 Employee Store
  • 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College
  • Cafeteria discount

Job Summary

  • The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides professional respiratory focused intervention during all phases of the patient care stay. The Registered Respiratory Therapist assesses and assists in the determination of a respiratory plan of care based on physical assessment, diagnosis, and patient history. The Registered Respiratory Therapist may provide medicated and non-medicated therapies, invasive and noninvasive ventilation, oxygen administration and titration, diagnostic testing as related to ventilation and pulmonary function as well as arterial blood gas analysis.

Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Required: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Program
    • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Experience
    • No prior experience required
  • Skills
    • Provides care as appropriate to age of population served.
    • Proficient in safely providing all routine and emergent respiratory modalities.
    • Able to assess patients and provide patient care per protocol.
    • Provide accurate and appropriate electronic documentation.
    • Provide accurate and appropriate education to patients, students and new staff.
    • Possesses assessment and critical thinking skills
    • Possesses in depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology
    • Adheres to infection prevention practices and facility safety policies and procedures
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration
    • Required: Missouri State License for Respiratory
    • Must obtain BLS within 90 days of hire
    • RRT credential from the NBRC


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