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Avera Queen of Peace

Respiratory Therapist (Registered) - PRN

Avera Queen of Peace

Location:Alexandria, SD, 57311

Job Description

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care:Avera has been named among the nations 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of Americas Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:Competitive pay, various shifts to fit your lifestyle, and opportunities for career growth.

Join Avera as a Respiratory Therapist (RT) andjoin a mission driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.

Position Highlights:

  • Enjoys delivery care with a team passionate about quality patient outcomes
  • Appreciates an active, challenging care environment that requires critical thinking
  • On demand virtual RT support is available during all shifts through Avel eRT.
  • Is seeking to develop relationships by providing respiratory therapies, education & companionship with patients as well as their families
  • If you have a passion and desire to enrich lives and touch the hearts of patients, consider joining our team in providing compassionate, high quality care and services within a caring Christian culture.

Job Summary

  • The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, and management, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions affecting the cardiopulmonary system for neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, and adults.
  • The individual must demonstrate proficiency in all modalities of respiratory care, which may include, but not limited to oxygen therapy, breathing treatments, airway clearance, airway management, non-invasive and invasive ventilator setup and monitoring


  • Certified/registered or eligible to be certified/registered in CRT or RRT required.
  • NRP and BLS Certification within 6 months of employment required.
  • Licensure for Respiratory Care according to South Dakota regulatory requirement.

Work Schedule

  • PRN, varied shifts, as needed, casual requirements per department policy


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $26.25- $39.50 per hour

What Makes Avera Special?