Swedish Medical Center Manager Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function - Respiratory Therapy in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Manager Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish Medical Center in Ballard, WA.

The Manager Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function is responsible for the overall management and leadership of respiratory care services and pulmonary function provided in the Swedish Medical Center; including Adult, Neonates, and Pediatric patients. This includes clinical and operation activities of the Ballard Cardiopulmonary Services department and also of the pulmonary function departments on all campuses in accordance with Swedish Medical Center’s mission, vision and values.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program or equivalent approved by the AMA.

  • Baccalaureate degree

  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Washington; Registered RRT with NBRC.

  • Three (3) plus year’s management or supervisory experience in Respiratory care

  • Must meet standards set by the NBRC and be RRT credentialed; membership in the AARC is highly recommended.

  • Ventilator management, CPR EKG, PFT, and utilizing personal computers with basic skills in the use of MSOffice.

  • Must be able to read and analyze general business publications, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations.

  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of staff, managers, customers and the general public; able to read, write, understand and communicate in English.

  • Must be able to work mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

  • Must be able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Must establish standardization of services and clinical practice across the system, where feasible and have the ability to communicate the resources that are needed and can be provided by respiratory care services.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree

About the Ballard Campus.

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 160796