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Registered Respiratory Therapist – Unity Point Health-Des Moines

Unity Point Health – Des Moines is a 779 bed multi-site, Level 1 Trauma Health System in Iowa. The Respiratory Care Department is responsible for services at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Methodist West and Blank Children’s Hospital. We are currently seeking Registered Respiratory Therapists to join our team in one of our open Full-time Night shift positions (630P-7A).

The Registered Respiratory therapists at Unity Point Health Des Moines are responsible for providing standard respiratory modalities such as Aerosol Therapy, Airway Clearance and Expansion therapy and advanced oxygen therapy techniques using protocols and evidence-based practices.  In the Intensive Care units, the therapists are part of the multidisciplinary team that oversees ventilator, balloon pump and extracorporeal life support management. They are also responsible for airway management with our ground and air transport teams. The therapists work very closely with our pulmonary and critical care intensivists in all our intensive care units to ensure that all people that require Respiratory Care services have access to a Registered Respiratory Therapist who will implement the appropriate care plans


  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program with minimum 2-year RT degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must possess RRT credential.
  • Current Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioner License in good standing.
  • Critical Care experience preferred. Will accept new graduates though.

If interested in joining our team, please consider applying for a job with Unity Point Health – Des Moines at https://careers-unitypoint.icims.com/jobs/77970/respiratory-therapist-methodist/job

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