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Respiratory Therapist – MU Health Care

Pay: $21.91-33.20/hr
Shift Differentials: $2/hr evenings, $4/hr overnights, and $3/hr weekends
This position is eligible for hiring incentives. Apply to learn more!

Apply Here: https://uofmo.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000574&lang=en

Respiratory Therapists at MU Health Care:

  • Provide advance ventilator care in seven advanced ICUs.
  • Utilize evidence based, best practice ventilator protocols, allowing for greater freedom within their scope of practice.
  • Utilize evidence based, best practice bronchodilator protocols, allowing for better use of their time and enabling them to focus on quality care vs the quantity of care.
  • Are recognized and respected members of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Work at mid-Missouri’s only Children’s Hospital that includes a Level III NICU and its own Critical Care Transport Team (land and air).
  • Work in mid-Missouri’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.

From new grads to the most seasoned therapists, we love to have them all. MU Health Care is truly a learning environment for everyone!


  • 2017 – 2019 Awarded as a “Top 150 Best Places to Work in Health Care” – Becker’s Hospital Review
  • One of the Nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals 10 consecutive years (2011-2020) – Most Wired Survey
  • Transformational Leadership Award – College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the American Hospital Association
  • Global HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence

Other amazing benefits

  • Health, Vision, Dental – On your first day
  • Retirement, Vacation, Sick Leave, Funeral Leave
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 75% OFF tuition for you, 50% OFF for your spouse and dependents – Any degree!
  • Discounts: Cell Phone Plans, Gyms, Rental Cars, Hotels, University Events, and much more!
  • Wellness Incentives


  • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licensure by the Missouri Respiratory Care board. Permit holders must be a graduate of a respiratory program.
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within one (1) month.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within one (1) year
  • CPFT credentials must be obtained within 12 months of accepting responsibilities on PFT lab.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs.

Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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