Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!
Thank you for considering Children's Mercy! Half a million times
a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all,
fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being
a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about
helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are
all here for the same reason - our patients and their families!
Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this
organization and job are a fit for you.
Children's Mercy Critical Care Transport ensures neonatal and
pediatric patients receive the most up to date, cutting edge
transport care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our transport team is
specifically trained in neonatal and pediatric transport medicine
and has been providing support to physicians and healthcare
facilities throughout Missouri and Kansas, as well as nationally
and internationally, since 1971. Completing nearly 5300 transports
annually, our team is a leader in critical care transport. A
specialty registered nurse registered respiratory therapist, and
emergency medical technician/ paramedic make up the dedicated crew
for each transport. Our continued commitment to excellence in
transport medicine has earned our team national and international
recognition, including the honor of Neonatal/Pediatric Transport
Award of Excellence from the Association of Air Medical Services.
Our communication center is staffed with certified flight
communication specialists ready to assist you at all times. The
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS)
accredits our program in three modes of transport: ground, rotor
wing, and fixed wing. Multiple teams are available 24 hours a day,
ready for immediate dispatch.
At Children's Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone
feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this
position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that
reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of
kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.
- Provides direct patient care through assessment, intervention
and stabilization for the critically ill transport patient which
promotes safety and optimal patient outcomes.
- Promotes a positive relationship with referring/accepting
healthcare providers; serves as a clinical resource for the
education and consultation needs of the healthcare team.
- Promotes safe, efficient, family-centered care to transport
- Promotes a continuation of patient care through
- Participates in performance improvement and professional
- Associate's Degree and 3-5 years experience critical care
experience which includes at least one year pediatric and/or
neonatal critical care
- Bachelor's Degree
- Licensed Respiratory Therapist MO
- Registered Respiratory Therapist
- Licensed Respiratory Therapist KS
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Upon Hire
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Upon Hire
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required Upon Hire
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Required Upon Hire
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Required Upon Hire
- Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC) or
Pediatric Advanced Transport Course (PATC) Required 1 Year
Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this
job begins at $28.36, but your offer will be determined based on
your education and experience.
Children's Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills,
expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with
fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal
interview, formal education and training, previous work experience,
references and a criminal background investigation all are factors
used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not
discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be
performed upon hire. Children's Mercy is smoke and tobacco
Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do
we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who
make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of
backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but
because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more
If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will
find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the
unique contributions that you can bring, including education,
ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken,
veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.