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Graduate Respiratory Therapist Days FT

Job ID: 2305000271-4 Date posted: 05/15/2023 Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
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DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Michigan’s first Level I Trauma Center, helped pioneer the evolution of emergency medicine and currently has one of the busiest and most well-equipped emergency departments anywhere. The first and largest verified burn center in the state is at Receiving, and it is one of only 43 in the nation. Receiving also offers the state’s leading 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen program, Metro Detroit’s first certified primary stroke center, and the nationally recognized and accredited DMC Rosa Parks Geriatric Center of Excellence.

Job Description:

NOTE: This job is flat-rated. The job title is restricted to a graduate of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. The timeframe for a candidate in this role is limited to a maximum of 5 months to obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.

Under the direction of a registered respiratory therapist and according to established policies and procedures, acts as a professional member of the health care team by providing respiratory therapy services throughout the continuum of care.

  • In collaboration with the registered respiratory therapist, provides therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and diagnostic tests for uncomplicated patients with, or at risk of, abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system.
  • Collaborates with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team to assist with developing optimal cardiopulmonary care plans for patients.
  • Performs assessments for uncomplicated patients and evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy.


1. Completion of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associates degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent.

2. Must obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan within five months. Timeframe for candidate in this role: A maximum of five months to acquire licensure.

Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days

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