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Swedish Health Services Respiratory Care Practitioner in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in EKG Department at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, Washington.

Sets up and operates various types 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:

  • Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patient

  • Completes required Epic documentation, billing, scheduling and scanning as applicable

  • Gives clear, informative report to relief personnel

  • Adheres to departmental standards, policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Initiates, operates, monitors 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 American Medical Association (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)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification upon hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification upon hire

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP upon hire

  • 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:

  • Six (6) months previous hospital based work experience, in the field of Respiratory Care

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential

  • Active member of the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC)

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 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: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 267878