Respiratory Therapist-Diagnostic Lab/Hyperbaric Medicine
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service

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Job Info

  • Selected candidates may be eligible for a $6,000 sign-on incentive if all qualifications are met including a minimum two-year commitment. ($3000 sign-on for new grads)
To be responsible for the delivery of respiratory care, including pulmonary endoscopy, pulmonary function testing, pulmonary exercise and metabolic testing, upper airway mechanics, discharge planning, patient education, medical gas therapy, medicated aerosol therapy, blood gas sampling, non-invasive monitoring, patient assessments, aerosol therapy, and ventilator management. Staff member will be trained in hyperbaric medicine as an attending inside the multi-place chamber as needed. This position has on-call assignments. *Respiratory Therapists must be a graduate of a Commission of Accreditation Respiratory Care (CoARC) approved program.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Our primary and specialty care is provided by experts from all medical specialties, attracting patients from around the world. We offer our care in convenient, comfortable settings, using the most advanced approaches and with the best outcomes as our goal.

The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation's best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

Percent of Time: 90-100%

Salary: Yearly Minimum $51,829 for 100% time (competitive shift differentials for nights and weekends)

Benefit highlights:
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; holidays; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options
  • Two available retirement plans-TIAA/CREF and IPERS with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Additional 403(b) and 457(b) voluntary retirement options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a two- or four-year AMA approved Respiratory Therapy program, or completion of the requirements to become registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
  • Obtain registry from the NBRC within six (6) months of hire if not already registered.
  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of Iowa is required.
  • Possess a current CPR certification card.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Greater than one year of recent ICU level experience.
  • Experience with an electronic medical record documentation system.
  • Currently registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  • Hyperbaric Medicine experience
  • Certified Hyperbaric Technician (CHT)
  • ACLS Certified
  • PALS Certified
  • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT)
  • Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT)
  • Experience with an electronic medical record documentation system.
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials). Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification. Please email with questions.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Respiratory Therapist
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus
  • Pay Level: 5
  • Starting Salary Minimum: $51,829
  • Starting Salary Maximum: Commensurate
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Lu Wilford
  • Contact Email:

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