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Catholic Health Initiatives Respiratory Therapist in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Respiratory Therapist

CHI St Vincent Hot SpringsHot Springs, Arkansas

Requisition ID 2021-167832 Employment Type Per Diem Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Night Standard Hours 1830-0700 Remote No


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.

CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.



  • 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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

Related Skills: Respiratory, Respiratory Therapist, Certified, Certified Respiratory Therapist, CRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT #missioncritical

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.