Swedish Health Services Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Therapy in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
We are seeking a Respiratory care Practitioner who will Set up and operate various type of respiratory care equipment to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness. May work with adult, pediatric and neonatal patient populations
In this position you will:
Explain purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patient.
Complete required Epic documentation, billing, scheduling and scanning as applicable.
Give clear, informative report to relief personnel.
Adhere to departmental standards, policies, procedures, and protocols.
Initiate, operate, monitor mechanical and non-invasive ventilation. Continually assess patient's respiratory function and ability to wean from mechanical ventilation.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an AMA approved respiratory care program.
Must have completed Respiratory Care’s department orientation.
Must be a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.89 RCW.
Must be registry eligible with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
New graduates qualify for temporary practice if they have complied with the Washington State Department of Health WAC 246-928-530
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials
Member of the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC)
Six (6) months 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.
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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: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 257244