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Trinity Health Clinic Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonology Clinic - Full Time in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


$20,000 Sign on Bonus!

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for the administration of routine respiratory care to adult and geriatric patients. This position accepts the responsibility and accountability for the delivery of patient care with the multidisciplinary team.

What you will do:

  • Performs incentive spirometry, aerosol therapy, oxygen therapy, pulmonary drainage procedures, BIPAP/CPAP, ekg, blood gas,six minute walk, outpatient testing, and suctioning following interpretation of physician order.

  • Assesses patients receiving Respiratory Care using knowledge of indications, contraindications, hazards of the above procedures and actions/reactions of medications being given.

  • Performs aseptic techniques when required, and routine cleaning and disinfecting procedures.

  • Provides patient education and on-going education support and training to clinical staff as needed. Assesses patient/family knowledge of health/illness.

  • Performs, maintains and documents quality controls as applicable/requested.

  • Assists in scheduling patient for office appointments, lab/diagnostic tests/referrals. Reviews written test preparation handout with patient and documents in medical record.

  • Provides education and support to post-hospital and post-emergency room patients.

  • Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the area of respiratory care as it relates to the ambulatory setting and age specific patient populations.


Fulltime/ Monday - Friday / No weekends / No holidays

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent; or associate degree in chemical, physical or biological science required .

  • Graduate of respiratory therapy program required.

  • Credentialed by the NBRC at the Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist level required.

  • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner licensure in the state of Iowa required.

  • CAPRS and N95 fit testing validation within 30 days of hire required.

  • Must have demonstrated competence in Respiratory Care.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.

Position Highlights and Benefits:

  • Mercy Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1.

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at

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