Swedish Medical Center Respiratory Therapist Registered - Respiratory Therapy in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Therapist Registered (.001 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
The Respiratory Therapist Registered performs respiratory care procedures on patients of all ages (neonates, infants, pediatric, adult, geriatric) in all areas of the hospital.
In this position you will:
Perform care of patient on a ventilator to assure adequacy of ventilation
Perform care of patient on non-invasive ventilation (BiPAP) or CPAP
Perform a variety of routine treatments including aerosol therapy, chest physiotherapy, Incentive Spiro meter and oxygen therapy
Perform a variety of diagnostic procedures such as ABG's, EKG's, treadmills, Oximetry, spirometry, and other measurements
Attend Code Blue and other emergencies to manage the airway and assure ventilation
Conduct airway management to control secretions, provide patent airway or allow artificial ventilationIncludes intubation assists, tracheotomy care, suctioning, tube/oral care, and tracheotomy tube change
Educate patients and families about respiratory care and participates in discharge planning process
Stock supplies in department and on units, prepare ventilators and other equipment for standby, and change patient equipment
Required qualifications for this position include:
Successful completion of an accredited respiratory therapy educational program sufficient to qualify for licensure in Washington State
Current Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the Washington State Department of Health
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required within three (3) months of hire
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required within six (6) months of hire
Knowledge of technical and emergency procedures related to Respiratory Care
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Recent hospital experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
About the Edmonds Campus
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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.
Job Category: Respiratory Therapy
Req ID: 160659