MERCY HEALTH SERVCIES IOWA CORP Respiratory Therapist in MASON CITY, Iowa

Department: MC101_12511 Respiratory TherapyExpected Weekly Hours: 36Shift: Rotating ShiftPosition Purpose:Job Description Details:JOB SUMMARY: This individual is responsible for the provision of Respiratory Care in acute care, critical care, surgical suites, skilled nursing facilities, and other clinical areas, in addition to responsibilities of quality improvement and department orientation.QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate of an approved school for Registered Respiratory Therapist. and Licensure in the state of Iowa as a Respiratory Care Practitioner required. 1 to 2 years experience preferred. Ability to work and communicate with all levels of hospital staff and patients. A strong sense of responsibility and ability to make sound judgments independently. Credentialing by the NBRC as a Registered Respiratory Therapist preferably within the first 2 years of employment. Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status. Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment ph