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Company: Mercy
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


We're a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”



Assesses patient need for Respiratory Care based on Respiratory Protocols and Physician orders. Evaluates the educational needs of the respiratory patient and educates the patient with appropriate skills and knowledge to co-manage their disease. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and their families in order to promote health behaviors identified for optimal disease management. Through good communication and teamwork, the Assessor works with the patient care team in the evaluation, education and/or management of respiratory disease. Performs direct patient care in all aspects of respiratory therapy according to physicians' orders. Consults physicians on effectiveness of therapy. Provides ventilator support during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintains life support equipment in the intensive care units and other designated areas.



Education: Graduate of an Accredited Respiratory Care Program

Licensure: Must have a current license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Missouri.

Experience: Minimum 1 year experience.

Certifications: Registered as a therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT)

Other: Must be current in CPR and ACLS (may obtain upin hire). Asthma Educator - Certified or obtain AE-C within eight months of taking the position. Coworker may have one additional attempt, before being asked to step down.

Preferred Education: Bachelor degree

Preferred Experience: 3 + years as Respiratory therapist

Preferred Other: Knowledge in patient education


We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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