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Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary/Sleep Med

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN 55904
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Pulmonary / Critical Care / Sleep
Position description
Respiratory Therapists (RT's) are responsible for administering a variety of pulmonary diagnostic tests, therapeutic procedures, and patient educational activities. RT's are responsible for quality assurance of the testing equipment, test performance, and monitoring the patients' physiologic response during testing. The therapists provide education regarding the disease process, medication review, oxygen therapy, breathing techniques, and exercise techniques to patients with lung disease using appropriate tools that meet the learning needs of the patient. RT's are responsible for maintaining a safe testing and exercise environment for the patient.

A graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) accredited respiratory therapy program with a minimum of an Associate Degree.
Additional qualifications
Incumbent functions independently according to established guidelines. Decision-making and good communication skills are required when working with individual patients. Must have good human relation skills as 70-80% of the time is spent in patient care. Prior experience is desirable.
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. Current Minnesota Respiratory Therapist license (LRT) required or must be obtained within four (4) months of date of hire. The Registered Respiratory Therapist credential is required upon hire or by the end of one year of employment and 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. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or equivalent determined by site is required. Additional life support certifications may be required by site of hire.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $27.68 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday through Friday 8-5
Weekend schedule
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
Tara Hanson
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-11-09

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