Respiratory Therapist

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 about changes in patient’s condition, results of diagnostic studies, symptomatology, and response to treatment.

Qualifications
The Respiratory Therapist job requires graduation from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy and basic computer literacy. Good verbal and written communication skills required. Function with initiative and independent judgment, Desire for continuous quality improvement.

Additional qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or healthcare related field is preferred. Previous hospital experience preferred. Additional NBRC specialty credentials preferred.

License or 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

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 $22.80 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Hours / Pay period
48

Weekend schedule
Weekend schedule: rotating every third weekend. Night shift weekends are defined as Friday & Saturday night. PTO cannot be requested or scheduled on the weekend you are assigned to work. However, trades with otherstaff membersduring the weekendare allowed.

Site description
Menomonie, a city of 16,000, has everything from lakes, rivers, bike trails, nature trails, and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. There are an abundance of things to do in Menomonie from seeing a play, enjoying a live band, hiking at Hoffman Hills state park, biking, or just relaxing. The community offers excellent schools, low crime and affordable housing. The city is located 50 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 30 minutes west of Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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