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Respiratory Therapist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

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Respiratory Therapist

Nebraska Medicine is seeking a talented individual to join us as a Respiratory Therapist for our main campus! Come join a team of 90+ Therapists with entry level and tenured staff, offering a variety of resources and growth!

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Position Highlights:

Doctors at Nebraska Medicine offer advanced treatment for pulmonary diseases allowing our Respiratory Therapists a variety of options.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • General, critical and complex respiratory care services
  • Neonatal, pediatric and adult critical care
  • Patient education and coordinating discharge planning
  • Research and patient study coordination
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Newborn transport deliveries
  • Pulmonary diagnostic testing
  • Sleep diagnostic and management


  • Shift Details:
  • Full time or part time
  • Day, evening and night shifts available
  • Weekend and holiday shifts require

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

* Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement

* Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care

* Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of America's Top Employers and the Best Employer in Nebraska

Responsible for patient care assessment, critical thinking and advanced knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Develop and implements effective patient care, treatment, and cardiopulmonary disease management plans. Provides routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures in areas such as emergent, acute, surgical, chronic or long term care settings for a variety of patient populations..

Required Qualifications:

* High school education or equivalent required.

* Graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved respiratory care program with an associate's degree required or equivalent education completed meeting certification and licensure requirements.

* Demonstrate effective communication skills required.

* Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.

* Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (LRCP) from the State of Nebraska required. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

* Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the NBRC within 6 months of hire is required.

* American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

*Dependent on position and/or department location, the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) upon completion of unit orientation may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Direct patient care experience preferred.

* Based on position, prior experience in respiratory acute or intensive care preferred.

* Bachelor's 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 Email 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.

Recruiter Contact:

Katy Dyer

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted December 6, 2022
Date Closes December 21, 2022
Requisition REQ-14119
Address University Twr - Unit II
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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