Respiratory Therapist

Locations:
(Branson MO, Springfield, MO, Columbia MO)

The Respiratory Therapist (RT) participates in the assessment and treatment of the patient as it relates to respiratory care. The RT will restore patient’s pulmonary function, alleviate pain, operate devices such as mechanical ventilators (as necessary) while supporting life by planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy. The RT will observe and evaluate to help patients accomplish treatment plans. In addition, the RT is expected to participate in patient care activities in conjunction with physicians, nurses and other health-care workers within the limits of the RT license.

Requirements:
•Registered Respiratory Therapist
•ICU/LTAC experience preferred
•Current Respiratory Therapist (RT) license
•Current ACLS/BLS required
•Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
•Basic computer skills