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Respiratory Therapist - Registered

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Job Description


Certified and Registered Respiratory Therapists are encouraged to apply. Pay scales will differ dependent on CRT or RRT status

Expected pay for this position is $30.58- $35.98/hour. Actual pay will be determined by experience, skills and internal equity

This position also includes an evening shift differential of $3.00/hr, night shift differnential of $4.00/hr, and a weekend differential of $3.25/hr.


The Respiratory Therapist works in accordance with evidenced based policies and procedures of the Medical Center with all patient populations. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by the prescribing physician that is appropriate to all the ages of the patients served. In accordance with established policies and procedures, administers medical gases, medications, airway clearance, mechanical ventilation, other respiratory modalities, monitor levels of supplies and equipment for department and patient care areas. Applies theoretical knowledge to care of neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with other members of the healthcare team by demonstrating competence in respiratory skills, problem solving, and critical thinking that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.




  • Associate’s degree, Successful completion of respiratory therapy program from an accredited school.


  • Must have basic electronic medical record documentation skills.

Licensure/ Certification:

  • BLS required, NRP after 6 months of hire. Must be a credentialed Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Must have a current Respiratory Care Practitioner license and current National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) credentials if credentialed after July 1, 2002 or a new graduate therapist must successfully pass both the NBRC TMC (The Multiple Choice) and CSE (Clinical Simulation Exam) exams. Proof of Application must be made for appropriate state licensure before orientation to the department can begin. Licensure must be obtained within six months of hire for new graduates per the Licensure Practice Act.

Other Skills/ Knowledge:

  • At SJMC Bloomington; Respiratory Therapists must obtain ACLS, NRP, and PALS certifications within six months of hire.


Licensure/ Certification: BLS preferred for MSS

OSF Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.