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M Health Fairview

Respiratory Therapist – M Health Fairview ($5,000 Sign-On Bonus)

Come to M Health Fairview and join a team that is driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. With nine Hospitals in Minnesota serving a diverse patient population from infant to geriatric, we offer many opportunities to start and grow in your career.

We are hiring Respiratory Therapists at multiple sites across the organization. We have full and part time opportunities available on the day, evening, and night shifts.

 M Health Fairview is currently offering an exceptional personalized benefits package to fit your needs, along with a $5,000 sign on bonus. You don’t want to miss out on this amazing opportunity!

If you are currently in a Respiratory Therapist program and looking to explore student employment opportunities, or if you are ready to start your full-time Respiratory Therapy career, please contact us! Reach out to Amanda Orm at: Amanda.Orm@fairview.org to get connected with a recruiter.

Why Choose M Health Fairview?

 Great benefits

  • Up to a $5,000 sign on bonus for qualified RT positions
  • Competitive full benefits package (starting at .6 FTE/48 hours in two weeks), including matching retirement monies
  • Pay starting at $33.80/hour for new graduates + a $5.00/hour temporary/augmented rate for a .3 FTE position or higher
  • $4/hour night shift pay differential
  • RT Student positions that you can start in prior to graduating – $18.50/hour
  • $4,000 employee referral bonus program

Career support

  • Loan repayment program for RTs up to $2,000 annually with a two-year work commitment
  • Tuition discounts at select schools
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement up to $5,250 annually – immediate access for benefit eligible employees/no waiting period
  • Scholarship opportunities for employees and family members

 Locations we are hiring for include:

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center – Minneapolis
  • Masonic Children’s Hospital – Minneapolis
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital – Edina
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital – Burnsville
  • St John’s Hospital – Maplewood
  • St Joseph’s Hospital – St Paul

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician. Follows defined treatment protocol according to department policies. Collects, assesses, interprets, and intervenes as appropriate in the care of neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Ensures patient welfare and safety standards during treatments.


  • Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes
  • Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care. Evaluates care and the patient’s response to interventions and expected outcomes
  • Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient
  • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes
  • Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment


 Required Education

  • Associate degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

Required License/Certification/Registration

  • Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • New Graduates only – must complete RRT within 1 year of hire date

 Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

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