FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Biloxi, MS, USA
  • Full Time

Respiratory Therapist job in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

The Respiratory Therapist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment


Respiratory Therapist Job Overview:

  • Performs pulmonary functions such as exercise stress testing.
  • Assists physician with transesophageal and stress echocardiography, and radionuclide and thallium studies.
  • Operates and maintains specialized equipment to evaluate respiratory functions, and respiratory physiology.
  • Performs spirometry, flow volume loops, lung volumes, diffusion capacities, and closing volumes.
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gas samples. Maintains quality control of arterial blood gas machines and CO oximeters, including proficiency testing.
  • Performs broncho-provovation and exercise testing.
  • Assists physician with fiberoptic bronchoscopy for diagnosis and therapy.
  • Under orders of a physician, administers respiratory care such as oxygen and aerosol therapy, mechanical ventilator management, and preparation and administration of respiratory medications
  • Assists physician with intubation and extubation procedures. Performs endotracheal tube care. Maintains patient airway. Ensures bronchial hygiene through incentive spirometry and specialized breathing instructions.
  • Prepares and instructs patient to use equipment or perform procedure.
  • Checks patient and equipment, and changes equipment.
  • Monitors data display on physiological equipment, and obtains and records vital signs.
  • Performs CPR
  • Assesses and documents patient status. Performs user maintenance on equipment.
  • Adheres to infection control and universal precautions procedures, including disposition of contaminated materials.
  • Practices safety and security measures.
  • Performs pulmonary laboratory administrative, maintenance, and support functions.
  • Ensures equipment is calibrated to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes (or prepares for sterilization) pulmonary equipment.
  • Operationally checks and inspects equipment.
  • Determines inventory level of disposable supplies; stocks accordingly; and returns excess stock.
  • Prepares equipment requisitions.
  • Maintains CPR cart. Ensures emergency equipment is available and functional.
  • Schedules patients for evaluations, procedures, and treatments.
  • Obtains medical records.
  • Greets patients and answers telephone.
  • Assists with transportation of patients to and from hospitals, and those in the air evacuation system requiring mechanical ventilation.
  • Maintains general correspondence, files, records, and reports.
  • Provides biometric data.

Respiratory Therapist Job Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree
  • Completion of a respiratory therapist course accredited through the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Minimum of 24-36 months of experience providing respiratory therapy for children, adolescents, and families during the past 60 months
  • National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Certification 


 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 



FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.


Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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