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Registered Respiratory Therapists – UNM Hospital

UNM Hospital, home to the state’s only Level I trauma center, is dedicated to delivering more for New Mexicans and their families. We are a teaching hospital, providing the very latest in medical and surgical innovations. We provide specialized tertiary and quaternary care not found anywhere else in the state. We are highly motivated professionals who are always looking to learn and grow. Find the collaboration, support, and autonomy you need to excel, and join our team in caring for people throughout our community, our state, and our region.

We are currently seeking Registered Respiratory Therapists to help provide clinical respiratory care, as well as access, evaluate and recommend intervention to obtain specific patient outcomes. You will also assemble, operate and troubleshoot various types of respiratory equipment used in diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease, disability, impairment and illness.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s degree in related discipline
  • Hospital respiratory therapy equipment – ability to operate
  • Respiratory care therapy, applications and side effects comprehensive knowledge
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner in State of New Mexico
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care
  • CAP I – Clinical Advancement Program Level I requirements satisfied
  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within 1 year from date of position

Albuquerque is a culturally diverse and welcoming city with over 320 days of sunshine a year, where you will find a variety of artistic and cultural events, including the annual International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta; and seasonal recreational activities in nearby Sandia Mountains. Within a short drive you can experience historical Santa Fe and Taos.

We offer a generous compensation package, including medical & dental benefits, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and relocation reimbursement.

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