Independence, Missouri

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SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


 

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 Centerpoint Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

 

At CPMC, 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 Assistance/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)

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.

Respiratory therapists 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:
  • We have a culture of teamwork and inclusiveness.

  • This is a moderate sized unit with a small family feel.

  • Our leaders practice Servant Leadership.

     
    Responsibilities:
  • Under the general supervision of the RT Manager/Supervisor or designee, 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

 
  • Graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
  • Registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner

  • Licensed by the State of Missouri Division of Professional Registration

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Saving certification

  • One year of experience as a respiratory Therapist preferred. 
Centerpoint Medical Center features the following: 
  • Features 285+ beds
  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services

  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services

  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine

  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator

  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries

  • Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit

  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. 

 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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Independence, Missouri

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Guided by the principle that quality care begins with the warmth, compassion, and positive attitude of our employees, HCA has consistently proven to be the nation’s leading healthcare provider with the widest range of employment opportunities.

Since our founding over 40 years ago, HCA has grown in size and services with over 280 affiliate facilities in 20 states and England. Our family of nearly 190,000 strong is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and practices to better the human condition.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Expert care, ethical conduct, innovative technologies, and best practices are the core of our resources. Through these, we strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, community-centric health care for approximately 18 million patients annually.

HCA has over 7000 open requisitions in hospitals, diagnostic, outpatient and business operations across 20 states in the U.S.

Our employment opportunities fill job classes in both patient care and business support services. While a majority of positions account for clinical backgrounds, HCA has many opportunities in supply chain and logistics, IT, engineering and technical, administrative and managerial, sales, finance and accounting, environmental, plant ops, HR and many more.

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