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Respiratory Care Practitioners – Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center is looking for Respiratory Care Practitioners! We have Per Diem, part-time and full-time openings available. Please visit us at https://swedish.jobs/ for an up to date look at opportunities across the Swedish system.

***$5,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment (0.75FTE and above) – this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Swedish that begin on your first day of employment.***

We are seeking a licensed respiratory therapists who will set up and operate various types of respiratory care equipment to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness. May work with adult, pediatric and neonatal patient populations.

In this position you will:

  • Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patient.
  • Completes required Epic documentation, billing, scheduling and scanning as applicable.
  • Gives clear, informative report to relief personnel.
  • Adheres to departmental standards, policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Initiates, operates, monitors mechanical and non-invasive ventilation.
  • Continually assess patient’s respiratory function and ability to wean from mechanical ventilation.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an CoARC accredited respiratory care program
  • Must have completed Respiratory Care’s department orientation
  • Must be a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.89 RCW
  • Must be registry eligible with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • New graduates qualify for temporary practice if they have complied with the Washington State Department of Health WAC 246-928-530
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials
  • Active member of the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC)
  • Six (6) months previous hospital based work experience, in the field of Respiratory Care

About Us:

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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