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Respiratory Therapist Registered - Respiratory Therapy

Providence Health & Services

Edmonds, WA 98020
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**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem , Variable Shift) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.**
_The Registered Respiratory Therapist performs respiratory care procedures on patients of all ages (neonates, infants, pediatric, adult, geriatric) in all areas of the hospital._
**In this position you will:**
+ Perform care of patient on a ventilator to assure adequacy of ventilation.
+ Perform care of patient on non-invasive ventilation (BiPAP) or CPAP.
+ Perform a variety of routine treatments including aerosol therapy, chest physiotherapy, Incentive Spiro meter and oxygen therapy.
+ Perform a variety of diagnostic procedures such as ABG's, EKG's, treadmills, Oximetry, spirometry, and other measurements.
+ Attend Code Blue and other emergencies to manage the airway and assure ventilation.
+ Conduct airway management to control secretions, provide patent airway or allow artificial ventilationIncludes intubation assists, tracheotomy care, suctioning, tube/oral care, and tracheotomy tube change.
+ Educate patients and families about respiratory care and participates in discharge planning process.
+ Stock supplies in department and on units, prepare ventilators and other equipment for standby, and change patient equipment.
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Successful completion of an accredited respiratory therapy educational program sufficient to qualify for licensure in Washington State.
+ Current Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.89 RCW.
+ Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
+ Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
+ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from hire date.
+ Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from hire date.
+ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from hire date.
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ Recent hospital experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
**About the Edmonds Campus**
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
**The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:**
+ 217 licensed beds
+ 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
+ 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
+ Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
**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, were 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-Edmonds
**Work Locations:** Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
**Req ID:** 247653
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