Job ID: 118388
Category: Respiratory Therapist
Discipline: Rehabilitation Therapy
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Missouri

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MedAdventures is looking for a skilled and compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapist to join one of our partners in Central, Missouri!

Provides direct patient care activities related to respiratory care including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation within the guidelines of the hospital and department. Can independently apply advanced clinical respiratory expertise and scientific knowledge including best practices serving as a resource to others as part of the patient care team. Ensures care provided is safe, effective, developmentally and age appropriate while complying with all quality and regulatory requirements as well as quality improvement initiatives.

  • Effectively communicates by participating in the exchange of information including documentation, handoff and works collaboratively with the healthcare team.
  • Provides education and training about respiratory treatments and procedures to others including patients, families, students, new employees and members of the healthcare team utilizing diversity and learning styles.
  • Holds self-accountable and seeks out opportunities for continuous learning and feedback and is able to perform multiple related duties, prioritizing and applying effective time management.
  • Performs various diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory procedures according to established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies. Applies respiratory knowledge and clinical expertise, including the ability to assess, analyze and troubleshoot as   needed.
  • Demonstrates advanced clinical and critical thinking skills to support additional job responsibilities such as ECMO support, bronchoscopies, sleep lab, labor and delivery, cardiopulmonary rehab, charge/team lead etc. as needed.
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Support, Respiratory Care Practitioner, RRT
  • Prefer candidate who is also NICU qualified 

Compensation and Schedule:
  • 47-65k/yr; 36 hrs/wk; weekend rotation as required by department; benefits begin first day of employment 
  • Two Shifts Available – 6:30am-7pm OR 6:30pm-7am

Facility Information:
  • 32 Bed Inpatient Floors
  • Specializing in: Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical Specialties, Oncology/Neurology, Orthopedic Specialties, and Surgical Specialties
  • Number 1 Hospital in Mid-Missouri for 7 consecutive years

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