Respiratory Therapist
Swedish Medical Center - Edmonds, WA

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Hourly Rate


$23.42 + Depending on Experience

Job Category


Respiratory Therapy




Respiratory Therapist at Swedish/Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

The Respiratory Therapist performs respiratory care procedures on patients of all ages in all areas of the hospital.

In this position you will:
Care for patients on a ventilator and on noninvasive ventilation (BiPAP) or CPAP

Perform a variety of routine treatments including aerosol therapy, Chest Physiotherapy, Incentive Spiro meter, oxygen therapy

Perform a variety of diagnostic procedures. such as ABG's, EKG's, treadmills, Oximetry, spirometry or other measurements

Attend CPR's and other emergencies to manage the airway and assure ventilation

Assist patients with airway management to control secretions, provide patent airway or allow artificial ventilation. Includes intubations assist, trach care, suctioning, tube/oral care, and trach tube change

Required qualifications for this position include:
Current Washington State Respiratory Care Practitioner License

Recent hospital experience in Respiratory Care

BLS Certification

ACLS certification within 6 months of hire

NRP certification within 6 months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Current certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

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Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve., Our Vision: Demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. In a research study conducted by the National Research Corp., Swedish is consistently named the area's best hospital, with the best doctors, nurses and overall care in many specialties.

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 has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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