Nov 29, 2021

Resp Care Practr

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


$5,000 Signing Bonus/Retention Relocation Assistance Available (external candidates only)

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in Respiratory Therapy

at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a licensed respiratory therapist who 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. 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 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


  • 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
  • Active 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 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 297287