Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Lexington, Missouri, United States
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Lafayette Regional Health Center

Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Lexington, MO, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 401235
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Do you have the career opportunities as a Registered Respiratory Therapist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Lafayette Regional Health Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. 

At LRHC, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including: 

  • Paid Personal Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Registered Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Our Team:

Great healthcare starts with compassion, and our team is a tight knit group, like family.  We all lean in to help each other out, because the pace can go from standard to emergency at a moment’s notice. 


Under the general direction of the Supervisor, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician.

Duties include:

  • Medical gas administration
  • Aerosol therapy
  • Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens
  • Performing patient testing
  • Operating and maintaining various types of respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment
  • Providing mechanical ventilation
  • Maintaining artificial airways
  • Assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Providing patient education
  • Monitoring equipment and patient responses to therapy
  • Additional responsibilities include completing documentation in patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices.


  • Associates Degree from an AMA accredited RT program.
  • BLS within 30 days of hire
  • Registered with the National Board for Resp. Care, and licensed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the State of Missouri. 
  • 1 Year of recent clinical experience


Located in historic Lexington, MO, 50 miles east of Kansas City. We offer a comprehensive array of services in a small-town environment. Patients enjoy the comfort of knowing they’re receiving quality healthcare in their hometown. In addition to the hospital we also operate three physician clinics in Lafayette County.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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Therapy and Rehabilitation
PRN/Per Diem • PRN

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

About HCA Healthcare

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