Swedish Medical Center is looking for aRespiratory Care Practitioner \(On Call, Night Shift\) to work in Respiratory Therapy at Swedish First 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
Requiredqualifications for this position include:
Registry eligible with the National Board for Respiratory Care \(NBRC\)
Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in Washington State
Preferredqualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an AMA \(American Medical Association\) approved respiratory care program
Member of the American Association of Respiratory Care \(AARC\)
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 a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. 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\.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.