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Respiratory Therapist Clinical Care LeaderNorfolk

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters,

Main Hospital, Norfolk VA

Respiratory Care Manager and is responsible for developing and sustaining an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice and patient / family satisfaction, while striving for optimal efficiency and productivity of all resources.  Works to coordinate daily clinical activities for patient care areas. The Respiratory Therapist Clinical Care Leader utilizes leadership skills and current evidence based clinical knowledge to assess the health needs of patients, collaborate with health team members to coordinate patient care, anticipate outcomes of interventions, and set criteria for the quality of patient care.  Provides patient and staff education, clinical oversight / supervision, and participates in department based activities to include but not limited to quality assessment, shared governance, scheduling, quality review, and staff development in-services.  Provides direct patient care services to assigned patient population.  Serves as a resource for clinical expertise and insight.  Utilize evidence-based practice to develop and implement standards of practice that guide practice improvement initiatives. Provides assistance to department leadership on planning and goal setting for the department. Serves as a champion for organizational and departmental change as well as policy adherence. Works collaboratively with key professionals within the organization on human resources, performance improvement and fiscal management activities.  May assume responsibility and accountability for 24-hour management of the Respiratory Care department in the absence of both the manager / director.    The position involves direct patient care and clinical care coordination duties during the shift.  Weekend and holiday shifts and/or call required.

Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care.  RRT-NPS required within 1 year from date of hire. Must maintain licensure in the Commonwealth Virginia as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Bachelor’s degree required. Will consider Associates degree with applicable experience and actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s program within three years completion from date of hire. Two to three years of neonatal/pediatric critical care experience required. Must have interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with other members of the healthcare team. Demonstrated leadership skills, excellent communication skills and strong critical thinking skills necessary. Professional knowledge of respiratory theory and practice in order to assist in the planning and implementation of department activities. CPR Training, PALS, and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider ( NRP) designation required and/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

CHKD is located in a family-centered community. At CHKD, we know that people who work hard often want to play hard, too.

Where We Are

Norfolk is a part of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, also known as Tidewater, and is located in the southeastern portion of the state, where unlimited resources for recreation, travel and culture exist.  The region’s temperate climate is ideal for sports and outdoor activities. Winters are mild. The spring and fall seasons are extremely pleasant. Summer temperatures are usually in the upper 80s.

Dive Right In

The Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay provide the boundaries for the Norfolk/Virginia Beach Community. The opportunities for swimming, diving, fishing and boating abound on the region’s many rivers and lakes, as well as along miles of public beaches. Some of the best sport fishing in the country can be found here and on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, which are within a two-hour’s drive.

For other outdoor entertainment, there is camping, biking and hiking at Virginia Beach’s Seashore State park; exploring the Great Dismal Swamp national wildlife preserve just south of Norfolk; and Busch Gardens near Williamsburg is one of the country’s most popular amusement parks.

Places To Be, People To See

Surrounding the hospital and the medical center is an historic neighborhood highlighted by parks, churches and schools.  Just two miles from the hospital is Norfolk’s downtown business district and waterfront. The hospital and Eastern Virginia Medical School are situated in a restored area which abounds with historic homes and two-and three-story townhouses and apartments. Restaurants, health clubs, shops and art galleries are a short walk away.  The renowned Chrysler Museum of Art, the Nauticus National Maritime Center, Harbor Park baseball stadium, Scope sports and convention center, Harrison Opera House, Chrysler Hall Theater and Waterside Festival Marketplace are all located within two miles of the medical center.

Norfolk and the surrounding area abound in history, highlighted by Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. Museums and historic homes in Norfolk reflect the city’s 300-year history as an important seaport and region of commerce. For snow skiing and mountain trail hiking, the foothills of Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains are within a few hours’ drive.

The region is served by Norfolk International Airport, a few miles away from downtown Norfolk. Also servicing Norfolk is Amtrak with direct connections to Washington D.C. and New York City along with connecting cities.

A Higher Learning Environment

Old Dominion University,  Norfolk State University,  Hampton University, Christopher Newport University,  Regent University, EVMS, and Virginia Wesleyan College  are located nearby for other educational opportunities. The College of William and Mary is an hour away in Williamsburg.

The Children’s Health System offers a highly competitive compensation and benefit package and supports a tobacco-free work environment.

Apply:,  All inquiries held in strictest confidence.  E.O.E.



Chief, Department of Pediatric PulmonaryPhoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Phoenix Children’s Hospital seeks a nationally recognized pediatric pulmonologist to serve as Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Reporting to the Physician-in-Chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology will build the pulmonology expertise of the hospital and care delivery network, develop and enhance patient care programs and resources, and expand research activities. The Chief will attract high performing physicians, establish high quality, evidence-based practices, enhance education programs, and further develop referral relationships in the Phoenix community and throughout the region. A nationally recognized hospital by U.S. News & World Report, Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Division of Pediatric Pulmonology is one of the clinically busiest in the United States.

The Division includes an integrated program of subspecialists, with many collaborations with faculty in other divisions, to develop new programs addressing lung disease in children. The division is also currently home to the allergy/immunology program. Notable programs are Phoenix Children’s Pediatric Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Program, the first accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center in the state of Arizona, the only comprehensive inpatient and outpatient Tracheotomy and Airway Program in the state, and a comprehensive asthma program that includes a mobile asthma clinic to connect services and treatment with the pediatric community. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of academic accomplishments in pediatric pulmonology clinical care, education and research in a highly regarded pediatric organization. The responsibilities of this position include clinical care, administration, program and referral development and faculty recruitment initiatives.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs and research are required. The position requires current Board Certification in pediatric pulmonology. Candidates must be able to obtain an Arizona medical license.

Qualified candidates should contact and submit their CV to:

Paul Esselman
Sr. Executive Vice President, Managing Director



Respiratory TherapistsClinton

The Care….The Compassion….The Integrity … Where It all works together….

Ozark Health Medical Center is seeking Respiratory Therapists to enhance the patient experience while providing respiratory and cardiopulmonary monitoring, and advanced respiratory therapy services under medical direction to our patients in a variety of care environments.

Our Organization:

Ozark Health Medical Center is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Clinton, Arkansas. With more than 400 employees, Ozark Health serves communities throughout the surrounding North Central Arkansas counties. The integrated system includes the hospital, area clinics, home health and hospice care, emergent care and helicopter transport, nursing home and high-quality affiliated physicians.

Our Community:

Clinton, Arkansas is located on the west side of Greers Ferry Lake at the center of the state. We have a growing southern charm town with a relaxed population and excellent schools, state highway 65 for commuters, area artist, and beautifulsurrounding home sites for future friends. Quiet residential neighborhoods surround Greers Ferry Lake and overlook the Little Red River. A normalcommute is 30-40 minutes to Conway, Arkansas, while still only just over an hour to Little Rock.


  • 2 to 5+ years of recent clinical hospital experience
  • Current and valid Arkansas Registration and Professional License
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Effective team member, Motivated and Enthusiastic
  • Proficient in all respiratory therapy applications
  • RRT or CRT credentials
  • BLS required, ( ACLS, PALS,NRP preferred)

Additional Duties:

  • Perform complete pulmonary function studies, understand and initiate invasive and non­ invasive ventilation with various equipment, ABG acquisition and explanation, and instruct patients/families regarding respiratory-related procedures, medications, adjucts, home care, and equipment.
  • Assist with patient data collection and patient flow.
  • Serve as resource to clinic personnel in respiratory-related matters.

The Respiratory Therapist will maintain all skills and knowledge sufficient to provide safe, effective, and appropriate care to patients of all ages, including neonates, infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults.

Application Information:

Come join us. Send your resume and fill out our job application at:



Director of Pulmonary ServicesBoston

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Full-time, 40 Hours/Day

The Director of Pulmonary Services is responsible and accountable for the overall clinical and administrative leadership of the respiratory/pulmonary/ECLS populations in collaboration with medical leadership. In addition, the Director will also have administrative management and oversight of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) respiratory therapy staff. The scope of responsibility includes professional clinical practice, fiscal responsibilities, human resource management, academic/educational development, research, and continuous quality improvement. Reports to the BWH Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, the Medical Director, and to the DFCI Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer.


  • Graduate of an approved School of Respiratory Care. Baccalaureate Degree required; MS preferred.
  • Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Must have a minimum of ten years of combined clinical and leadership experience; prior academic experience is strongly desired.
  • Must be a registered respiratory therapist, as credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  • Membership in professional organization (AARC) is required.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in healthcare and the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world.

BWH offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, to learn more:

For inquiries, contact:

Paul F. Nuccio, Director of Pulmonary Services, Respiratory Care Services


Please Note: You will also be asked to go online and fill out our online application. A complete job description and application can be found by going to: and then searching for Job Number: 3043636

Equal Opportunity Employer



Respiratory Therapy InstructorMonroe

Monroe County Community College
Position: Respiratory Therapy Instructor, Health Sciences Division

Full-time faculty position teaching in the theory, lab, and clinical settings for the Respiratory Therapy Program, a CoARC accredited program. Duties include teaching assigned courses and developing/maintaining course content and appropriate instructional materials for the courses assigned. Instructor will work with the Dean of Health Sciences, the Program Director, and the Director of Clinical Education to meet program accreditation requirements and provide input into program policies and curriculum issues. The instructor will serve as a member of the Respiratory Therapy Program Advisory Committee and discharge the duties and responsibilities of a Monroe County Community College faculty member as outlined by the faculty contract. As an integral member of the Division, individual is expected to develop effective collegial relationships, work closely with students and local employers, and promote Division programs and the College in general.

Bachelor’s degree required; bachelor’s or master’s degree in related field preferred. RRT credential – valid, unencumbered respiratory care practitioner license in Michigan required; Ohio licensure desirable. Four years’ experience as a RRT with at least two years’ in clinical respiratory care; minimum two years’ experience teaching in an accredited RTH program as appointed faculty member or clinical preceptor. Evidenced teaching skill and ability to identify and implement assessment of student learning strategies and practices.

Per Master Agreement – $50,571-62,125. Salary may be negotiated depending upon experience. Faculty contract 15-18 contact hours per week, 162-day school year. Spring and Summer extracontractual opportunities may be available.

Health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance plans. Accrued sick leave, dependent tuition waiver, and retirement plan options.

Start Date:
January 2, 2018

Monroe County Community College has been providing a variety of post-secondary opportunities for the residents of Monroe County, Michigan since 1964. Monroe County, with a population of 157,550, offers a quality rural and urban life style well situated between Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Toledo, Ohio. Graduate study is available at the University of Toledo, Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, The University of Michigan, and the University of Detroit.

Review of applications will begin by August 31, 2017 and continue until position filled

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation, academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire), and MCCC faculty employment application to: Molly McCutchan, Director of Human Resources; Monroe County Community College; 1555 S. Raisinville Rd.; Monroe, MI 48161; See for further information and employment application.



Licensed Respiratory TherapistRochester


FMC is currently hiring for:
Licensed Respiratory Therapist

This position is Full-time, Day Shift, with no Weekends or Holidays

Our mission is to provide competent and appropriate medical, dental and behavioral health care to male inmates while protecting society. The scope and complexity of patient care needs range from medical/surgical and psychiatric evaluation to acute or chronic care and/or end of life care.

Optional early retirement
(any age with 25 years of service or at age 50 with at least 20 years of service)

Pre-tax retirement savings w/matching government contributions
up to 5% of base pay

10 paid holidays
13 days paid sick leave
13 days paid vacation (increases with years of service)

Excellent health and life insurance options

*Per Public Law 101-509, applicants must be under 37 years of age

Apply at
Announcement Number RCH-2017-0017
For more information contact

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



RRT Full Time Sign On Bonus EligibleSt. Louis

RRT Full Time Sign On Bonus Eligible

City/State: Saint Louis, MO

Job ID: 1164530

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, respiratory therapists find unique opportunities for contribution and a level of respect that make their careers exciting and satisfying. We’re known for our collaborative environment, where you’ll work shoulder-to-shoulder with physicians and nurses to provide our patients the highest quality of care. We think our team approach not only promotes consistency of care for patients, but helps our respiratory professionals build the kind of professional relationships that inspire growth. As one of the country’s leading medical institutions, we offer respiratory therapists exposure to clinical specialties not available in many other hospitals. In fact, St. Louis’ Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first facilities in the country with a service fully dedicated to lung transplantation.

Role Purpose

Provide routine and advanced diagnostic/assessment responsibilities in respiratory care. To provide all therapeutic and educational responsibilities.


  • Provides routine and advanced respiratory care to patients. Makes rounds on assigned patients.
  • Documents care provided to patients following the plan of care.
  • Instructs patients and family members on respiratory treatments and procedures.
  • Participates in the education of students

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate’s Degree- Respiratory Therapy

Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Sup
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • RRT

Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings –  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options –  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan –  401(k) plan –  Tuition Assistance –  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts –  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) –  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time.

To apply: click here



Respiratory Care Practitioner IIMedford

Respiratory Care Practitioner II Position Overview

The Respiratory Care Practitioner II may enable the practitioner to perform respiratory care duties in the adult intensive care units, attend to patients in the ER and/or provide pediatric floor care if applicable.

Responsibilities may also include management of blood gas labs, as assigned for specific job roles.



Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy preferred.


  • Successful applicants should have experience specific to the posted Advanced Practitioner specialty position.


  • BLS : Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA)
  • RT(RCP) : Respiratory Therapist (RT-P) licensed by Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board
  • Either of the following:
    • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification by American Heart Association (AHA)


Required Skills

  • Critical thinking skills are essential. Advanced practitioners must have the ability to assess the patient/situation, analyze the data, formulate a plan, and then implement the plan.
  • Advanced practitioners must have effective communications skills. In addition, the ability to function effectively in a team environment utilizing consistent and appropriate communication as both member and leader is essential.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Excellent salary, including bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution
  • Generous work/life balance incentive
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation and the largest healthcare provider in nine counties.  We are locally owned and based in beautiful Southern Oregon. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values – the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence – Respect – Honesty – Service – Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

TO APPLY go to and submit an application

To see all positions go to Asante Careers website at




Assistant/Associate ProfessorsElizabethton

East Tennessee State University 

Job Description: Cardiopulmonary Science Program is seeking two (2) full-time tenure/clinical track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.

Director of Clinical Education – The responsibilities for this positon include providing clinical direction of program fulfilling the requirements for accreditation, assisting with program planning and curriculum development, and providing didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction. This position also includes student recruitment, advisement and counseling, participation in service, research, and scholarly activities.

Assistant/Associate Professor – The responsibilities for this position include providing didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction for the Cardiopulmonary Science Program and Allied Health Science courses. Participation in service, research, and scholarly activities is also required.

Both positions have opportunities for teaching in the Allied Health Master’s Degree Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (doctorate preferred)
  • Four (4) years recent experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, of which at least two (2) years must include clinical respiratory care.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience teaching in an accredited program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
  • Eligibility for Tennessee licensure

Apply to full postings here:

Director of Clinical Education

Faculty Member

Full-time Respiratory TherapistsCookeville

Cookeville Regional Medical Center is seeking full-time and PRN Respiratory Therapists. This position is responsible for providing professional respiratory care through assessment, clinical judgement, treatment and instruction to any population group in need. The position is also responsible for providing certain cardiac and diagnostic procedures that will assist in providing quality care to the patient.

The successful candidate holds a current national credential for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and a current Tennessee Registered Respiratory Therapist license.

Hospital experience with medical/surgical and critical care patients preferred.

To Apply:




Program Director - Respiratory CareSan Antonio

POSITION:    Program Director – Respiratory Care
Master of Science (MS) in Respiratory Care
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Respiratory Care

ORGANIZATION:     The University of Texas Health Science Center at
San Antonio (aka UT Health)

An outstanding leader is sought to guide the further development of an outstanding educational program in respiratory care. The Department of Health Sciences (DHS) in the School of Health Professions (SHP) offers both the BS and MS in respiratory care. Both programs are designed to prepare advanced level respiratory therapists for clinical practice, as well as for leadership positions in the field.

The Position: The program director will oversee the administrative operation of the programs and provide leadership for teaching, research, service and clinical activities. Student advisement, faculty development and ensuring programmatic accreditation are expected, along with developing and implementing the strategic vision, goals, and objectives for the programs.

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in an area appropriate to leading a respiratory care program; an earned doctorate in health sciences, education or a related area is preferred. Candidates must have at least four years of experience in the field, at least two of which must have been on the faculty of an accredited respiratory care educational program. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a respiratory care practitioner in the State of Texas and have the registered respiratory therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care. Successful candidates will have a track record of achievement in education, as well as demonstrated leadership in research and scholarship as well as active participation in relevant professional associations.

To apply: Applicants should include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit applications through the UT Health Careers website or send materials to David C. Shelledy, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Dean, School of Health Professions, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 6243, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, 210-567-4838

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/

Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.



Respiratory TherapistSpringfield

Springfield Medical Care Systems, Inc. has an opening for a Respiratory Therapist (RT) to provide airway management, administration of nebulized medications and application of oxygen therapy within the scope of practice under physician orders.   The RT will plan, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of therapy with communication to physician and health care team. The RT will treat all patient populations neonate to geriatric and manage care of patients in the Emergency Department, Childbirth Center and Inpatient Care Unit. The schedule for this part-time position (24 hours per week) will be 7 pm – 7 am with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts.

Come join our team “Where People Come First”!

To apply please complete an online application at or email to obtain additional information.

25 Ridgewood Road * Springfield, VT * (802)885-7484


Respiratory TherapistBurlington

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Respiratory Therapist.

The University of Vermont Medical Center is located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain.

The Opportunity:
This position provides professional respiratory care to patients in varying states of health and illness by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan of care.  The Respiratory Therapist provides and oversees delivery of patient care for adult ICU populations and all patients requiring respiratory care in the general units, including adult, pediatric, and cystic fibrosis patients.  The therapist must be able to physically respond quickly to any emergent situation and be able to endure repetitive physical movement.  This position requires the ability to remain standing for the majority of the shift and serves patients over a wide variety of areas.

The therapist may be expected to take Charge and/or work in the ED upon successful completion of Charge and ED proficiencies. The therapist is required to maintain proficiencies as defined by department expectations in both adult ICUs and all general units. New hires are required to complete proficiencies within one year of hire date.

Graduate of a CoARC approved program for Respiratory Care.
Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Vermont.
Registered Respiratory Therapist by the NBRC within one year of hire date.
Current ACLS, BLS & PALS.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center ( seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The University of Vermont Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.

For more information about University of Vermont Medical Center, find us online at or on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blog sites.

To Apply online: click here

University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package.  University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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