Swedish Medical Center Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner (0.9 FTE, Evenings) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish Cherry 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

Qualifications:

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 Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

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.

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 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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 197372