Respiratory Therapist - SWMN (Mankato)



City
Mankato
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Respiratory Care
Position description
A respiratory therapist provides assessment, treatment, and monitoring of cardiopulmonary disease across the continuum of care. A respiratory therapist functions as part of an interdisciplinary team that coordinates and provides continuity of care in a financially responsible manner. A respiratory therapist is able to quickly and accurately assess a patient's condition and communicates effectively to the care team concerning changes in patient's condition, results of diagnostic studies, symptomatology, and response to treatment.
Qualifications
Experience: Previous hospital experience preferred.

Education: The Respiratory Therapist job requires graduation from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy and basic computer literacy. Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy or healthcare related field is preferred.
Additional qualifications
Special Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills required. Function with initiative and independent judgment. Desire for continuous quality improvement. Basic computer literacy required.
License or certification
Licensure & Certification: All respiratory therapists will hold the National Board for Respiratory Care entry level certification (CRT) prior to their first day of Mayo employment. All graduate respiratory therapists must possess valid permission (permanent or temporary permit) to practice with the licensing board in the state of hire prior to their first day of Mayo employment. The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential is required upon hire or by the end of one year of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional NBRC specialty credentials preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required upon hire or within 90 days from hire date. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire or within 6 months from hire date. Pediatric Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) where applicable. Additional life support certifications may be required by site of hire. All required certifications must be maintained throughout employment. New graduates who have been unable to secure their license prior to the first day of employment will agree to work within a role comparable to a student Respiratory Therapist. They will be accompanied at all times by a Licensed Respiratory Therapist in the presence of patients.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $28.79 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
72
Schedule details
Three 12 hour shifts per week, rotating day/night or straight night shifts available. Shifts cover 7:00am - 19:00pm or 19:00pm - 7:00am. Every third weekend.
Weekend schedule
Three 12 hour shifts per week, rotating day/night or straight night shifts available. Shifts cover 7:00am - 19:00pm or 19:00pm - 7:00am. Every third weekend.
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Category
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
144007BR
Recruiter
Justin Kennedy
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.