CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
We are immediately hiring Respiratory Therapists to join our experienced team of tenured practitioners. Our Respiratory Therapists work in collaboration with physicians and nursing teams to deliver exceptional patient care.
Assume primary clinical responsibility for all respiratory care therapy
Initiate therapist driven protocols and adhere to all department and hospital policies and procedures.
Exercise considerable independent judgment in the assessment and therapy implementation of all respiratory care therapies and modalities
Ensure delivery of care reflecting the efficient and effective use of all resources
Communicate all critical information to physicians, nurses, and other health care providers
Must be a graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program (Associates required). Bachelor's Preferred
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license to practice in the State of Arkansas, verifiable by the Arkansas State Medical Board
Successful completion of the NBRC TMC (Therapist Multiple-Choice) examination, earning the CRT credential, at minimum. Eligibility and successful completion of the CSE (Clinical Simulation Examination), earning Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials, must be obtained within one year from hire date.