Swedish Medical Center Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner (Per Diem, Variable) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
We are seeking a licensed respiratory therapist who uses initiative and independent judgment to provide preventative and restorative care to patients with breathing problems or cardiopulmonary disorders. May work with adult, pediatric, and neonatal patient populations.
In this position you 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
Explain purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patient
Assess patients for appropriateness of therapy utilizing quality management guidelines and protocols
Collaborate with medical and nursing staff for ongoing patient management
Perform basic troubleshooting or malfunctioning equipment and notifies manager/coordinator/biomed of possible equipment repairs
Required qualifications for this position include:
Registry eligible with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in Washington State
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an AMA (American Medical Association) approved respiratory care program
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials
Member of the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC)
Previous hospital based work experience in the field of Respiratory Care
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all 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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 236632