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Respiratory Therapist – Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes

Find more than a job.  Find more in yourself.

Find your calling.  Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small.  We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood.  People who understand what it means to be Here with you.

People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.

 Respiratory Therapist – Detroit Lakes, MN

Become part of Essentia’s accomplished team where our mission guides us every day: We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. This calling resonates deeply for our caregivers and our colleagues working behind the scenes, who all bring high-quality, compassionate care to the patients we are privileged to serve.

The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory care through patient assessment, planning, intervention, education and evaluation. Performs all general and critical care respiratory care procedures and diagnostics on patients ages infant through adult. These duties include but are not limited to; mechanical ventilation, airway management, critical care transport, arterial blood gas puncture, medication delivery, bronchial hygiene, patient assessments and education.

This position will work 32-36 hours per week on day/evening shifts.

This position offers additional incentives to the selected candidate:
– $10,000 sign on bonus
– Relocation assistance
– $1,000 housing stipend for 12 months
– Evening shift differential

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements)

Education and/or years experience required:
• Graduate from an accredited respiratory care/therapy program

Licensure/Certifications required:
• Must obtain and maintain certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist within 18 months of hire or transfer.

  • Must hold state licensure in appropriate state of practice upon hire.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certified within 1 month and ACLS within 1 year.

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

To apply to this opportunity or others available at Essentia Health,

Please visit us online at www.EssentiaHealth.org/Careers  

Our Values

Quality          Hospitality          Respect       Joy       Justice          Stewardship          Teamwork

Our Mission

We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, culture, disability (physical or mental), ethnicity, familial status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, language, local Human Rights Commission activity, national origin, military service, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or public assistance status.

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