Registered Respiratory Therapist in Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Research Medical Center

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Kansas City, MO, United States
Part-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 09727-77328
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Part-time


Do you have the career opportunities as a Respiratory Therapist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Research Medical Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

We are Currently Offering a $20,000 Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Assistance to Qualified Candidates!

At RMC, 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:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 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)

 

How we build better communities.

 

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a 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! 

Respiratory therapy is best described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today’s respiratory therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare team. You must have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from the very young to the very old.

About this unit:

  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership – Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused.
  • Dynamic Departmental Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Under the general supervision of the RT Supervisor or Team Leader, you will perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician
  • Your duties will 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 response to therapy 
  • Your additional responsibilities will include completing documentation of in-patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices.

Qualifications

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Associates or Bachelors in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program
  • Must hold a current Respiratory Therapist license from Missouri Board for Respiratory Care and NBRC RRT upon hire
  • American Heart Association or American Red Cross ACLS preferred upon hire
  • American Heart Association or American Red Cross ACLS within 6 months of hire 
  • NRP preferred
  • One year of recent clinical experience preferred

 

At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.  Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, RMC embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses.  To ensure that we exceed our patients’ health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties in our 590-bed facility.

Several of our renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Neuroscience Institute and Women’s Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region.

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 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
Part-time • Days (rotating weekends)

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).

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