Respiratory Therapist (Full-Time)

Posted: March 3, 2020



Do you have a strong commitment to excellence and teamwork? Are you willing to care for our community with respect and compassion? Do you strive to always do the right thing?

If yes, you might be the Respiratory Therapist we need!
At Holy Cross Medical Center, we are driven by our mission statement, "To provide our community with the best health care choices close to home in an environment of continual improvement."




Title: Respiratory Therapist

Department:  Cardiopulmonary

Description: Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients.

Location: Taos, NM - 1398 Wiemer Rd.

Education: Graduate from an accredited respiratory therapy training program required.

Shift: Varies

Duration:  Full-Time (36 Hours Per Week)

Position Details
Respiratory Therapist, Full0Time, 36 hrs/week, Varied Shifts.
Non-Exempt, Hourly, Bargaining, Benefited Position.

Benefits start the first day of the following month after hire.

Position Summary

Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system under supervision of a Physician and by prescription.

As a Holy Cross Medical Center employee, you will immediately start accruing Personal Leave Time and Major Medical Leave time from day one. You will receive incredible Health, Vision and Dental benefits, paid partially by employee and employer with life insurance, short and long-term disability options. We offer a 403B pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts on HCMC hospital deductibles, bereavement leave, education opportunities, jury duty compensation, service awards, EAP and Professional Development Program opportunities.

To apply, please fill out an application and attached a current resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

Holy Cross Hospital is located in Taos, New Mexico. Taos is a friendly county seat located in Northern New Mexico roughly 40 minutes from Colorado's southern border. With clean rural living, we are located just 65 miles from the capital of Santa Fe, NM, 4 hours from Denver and 2 hours from Albuquerque. At 6,969 feet of elevation, there is outdoor recreation everywhere, quality schools with lots of sun and snow. We have four ski/snowboarding resorts located within 30 minutes of Taos, to include the world famous Taos Ski Valley, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, golfing, hunting and over 400 years of history.

Holy Cross Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state and federal regulations will be observed.

Schedule: Full-Time (36 Hours Per Week)
Contact: Lesley Hixson
Phone: 575-751-5781
Email: lhixson@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

• Graduate from an accredited respiratory therapy training program required.
• Current New Mexico Respiratory Care License required.
• Certification (CRTT) and/or Registration (RRT) by National Board of Respiratory Care required.
• BLS and ACLS is required.
• One-year experience in an acute care facility is preferred.


This Position is No Longer Available