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Respiratory Therapist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description


Provide quality respiratory care utilizing advanced therapeutic modalities in order to achieve the patients plan of care in collaboration with the health care team.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved respiratory care program with an associates degree required OR equivalent education completed meeting certification and licensure requirements required.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.
  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (LRCP) from the State of Nebraska required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the NBRC is required.
  • American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Direct patient care experience preferred.
  • Based on position, prior experience in respiratory acute or intensive care preferred.
  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Based on position, one or more of the following: laboratory analyzing devices, complex monitoring devices, specialized gas therapy, arterial line insertion, assist or performing intubations, assist or performing diagnostic procedures, ground and/or flight transport training preferred.
  • Based on position, the ability to demonstrate competence with all ages preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred.
  • Proficient use of departmental and patient care equipment and supplies preferred.
  • Proficient in telecommunication and electronic health record systems preferred.
  • Based on position, the ability to maintain 24-hour accountability (on-call) preferred. 
  • Based on position, the ability to maintain 24-hour accountability (on-call) preferred. 

Job Details

Date Posted July 22, 2019
Date Closes August 6, 2019
Requisition 15643
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00