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STEP (Temporary) Registered Respiratory Therapist $70/ Hour

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 7, 2023

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.


The STEP (Start Temporary, End Permanent) program is a 12-week contract-based program that offers the perks of traveling without the travel.

What are the perks of joining the STEP program?

> Competitive Pay – Starting pay will vary based on the role. All STEP caregivers will have eligibility for overtime as well as weekend and night differentials. Participants will also be eligible for Mosaic’s 401k retirement program.

> Registered Respiratory Therapist - $70 / hour

> Various Agreements – Optional 36-hour or 48-hour per week agreements.

> Part of Mosaic’s Team – Be part of an employee-focused organization that provides a dynamic environment, supporting teamwork, quality, safety, and innovation.

> Free Parking – Onsite covered and uncovered parking available for all employees at no cost.

> Potential Bonus up to $10,000 – Registered Respiratory Therapist who want to transition to full-time after completing at least one 12-week assignment will have the opportunity to be hired full-time with competitive benefits and a $10,000 signing bonus.

Where in Mosaic will I work?

Respiratory Therapists will be in the Respiratory department at Saint Joseph.

Who is eligible to participate in this program?

Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two years of experience are eligible. Former caregivers of Mosaic must have not worked for Mosaic for at least six months to be eligible for the STEP program. Current caregivers are not eligible to participate except those currently in a PRN position who commit to working full-time hours for at least 12 weeks.

  • This position assumes responsibility for caring for and completing tasks that contribute to high quality, safe and effective care. This position will execute protocols, administer respiratory therapies, and educate patients and families about conditions and treatments.
  • This position works under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Director and is employed by Mosaic Health System.
  • Evaluates and assesses patient’s respiratory needs to make recommendations.
  • Administers medications and treatments based on patient outcomes.
  • Delivers and assesses patient response to ordered therapy.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patients condition and response to stimuli.
  • Provides patient education for disease, medications and treatment.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent; Graduated from an accredited respiratory therapy program approved by the NBRC, where clinical rotations were completed.
  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist and RCP - Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner required. BCLS - Basic Life Support required within 30 days of hire. ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support and PALS - Pediatric Adv Life Support within 6 months of hire
  • 1 -2 years experience preferred