Children's Mercy KC

Transport RT

Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 months ago(5/31/2024 1:20 PM)
Posting Category
Allied Health
Varied shifts
Location : Name
Adele Hall
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Brittany McKown
Recruiter : Email

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.


Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


We are recruiting for ambulance, air and ground! Our Children's Mercy Critical Care Transport team is a CAMTS accredited organization - in ground, rotor wing and fixed wing - working within the only free-standing children’s hospital between St. Louis and Denver. Since 1971, we have provided support to health care facilities throughout Missouri and Kansas, as well as nationally and internationally. Our team is cross trained in neonatal and pediatric patients, with an RN/RT/EMT configuration. We handle approximately 6,000 transports per year with special services that include ECMO, High Frequency Ventilation, Nitric, therapeutic cooling, and Maternal Fetal transports. 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 and our team is ready to answer the call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 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.


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.


Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you are selected for this position, you will be asked to supply your immunization records as proof of vaccination. If you and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • 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 patients.
  • Promotes a continuation of patient care through documentation.
  • Participates in performance improvement and professional development activities.


  • Associate's Degree Advanced Certification Preferred and 3-5 years experience critical care experience which includes at least one year pediatric and/or neonatal critical care
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist MO
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist KS
  • 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
  • Must meet body weight requirement of 230lbs or less and be willing to participate in departmental weigh ins as necessary.

Benefits at Children's Mercy

The benefits plans at Children’s Mercy are one of many reasons we are recognized as one of the best places to work in Kansas City. Our plans are designed to meet the changing needs of our employees and their families.


Learn more about Children’s Mercy benefits.


Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $32.70/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.



EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

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 free.


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 compassionate.

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.



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