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Trinity Health Cedar Falls Registered Respiratory Therapist Full Time 3rd shift in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Position Purpose:

Performs routine and more advanced respiratory and diagnostic procedures. Participates in education and training of staff and serves as a resource person. Adheres to MercyOne's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of MercyOne.

What you will Do:

Provides education and serves as a resource.

Performs routine and advanced respiratory procedures.

Performs diagnostic testing.

Provides documentation.

Participates in report.

Draws arterial or capillary blood sample from patient and performs blood gas analysis.

Implements respiratory therapy protocols.

Performs breath alcohol testing.

Adheres to all safety, infection control and colleague health policies and procedures.

Using his/her knowledge of the principles of growth and development and related needs, communicates and intervenes in a manner appropriate to the age of the patient served which includes:

Birth-28 days: Neonate

1-18 Months: Infant

18 Mo-3 Yrs: Toddler

3-6 Yrs: Pre-School Aged

6-12 Yrs: School-Aged

12-18 Yrs: Adolescents

18-65 Yrs: Adults

65+ Yrs: Geriatrics


Full Time

3rd Shift

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree: Respiratory Therapy. Current Iowa License upon hire. Registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire or within 90 days with having Certification as a Certified Respiratory Therapist. BLS; ACLS; PALS; NRP if working in NICU. Certified Breath Alcohol Technician at Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Mandatory Reporter.

High language, intermediate math, high reasoning ability. Personal computer. Ability to work with diverse groups of people; ability to work under pressure and with a large degree of independence.

Position Highlights and Benefits

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:  

  • Wellness programs 

  • Education reimbursement 

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision 

  • Paid time off 

  • Long- and short-term leave 

  • Retirement planning 

  • Life insurance coverage 

  • All benefits begin day 1 with no waiting period!

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides expert health care to eight counties. MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides excellent, personalized care close to home to the communities in the Cedar Valley. With 491 licensed beds between the three medical centers, each providing 24-hour emergency lifesaving care, MercyOne is there for you in critical moments:

  • MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center ( , an Area Level III Trauma Center and an accredited chest pain center

  • MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, ( Community Level IV Trauma Designation

  • MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center ( , Community Level IV Trauma Designation

With more than 2,500 colleagues, MercyOne is one of the largest employers in Northeast Iowa.

MercyOne Medical Group – Northeast Iowa is made up of more than 30 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Benton, Butler, Fayette and Tama counties.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran