Respiratory Care Practitioner at MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, Washington

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Details

Job ID: 96626
Location: Tacoma, WA

Entity: Tacoma General Hospital
Category: Respiratory/Polysom
Specialty: Not Applicable

Department: Respiratory Therapy TGH
Employment Type: On-Call/Per-Diem
Primary Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: Variable Days Evenings Nights weekend Holidays

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Position Summary:
The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the delivery of skilled respiratory care modalities and interventions to designated patient populations with cardiopulmonary system deficiencies and abnormalities, which requires the use of advanced practitioner skills to intervene in complex patient care situations. This position requires specialized training and experience to perform independent, professional respiratory care, ventilator management, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and clinical evaluation of care, including the establishment of therapy and treatment objectives, and the review of care based on the age and needs of the patient. This position operates independently, under limited supervision.

Minimum Requirements:
One year acute care experience in the field of respiratory therapy and critical care.

Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Therapy training program, Registered (RRT) or Certified (CRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care, Licensed as Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) with the State of Washington, Current CPR certification required and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) credential required within 90 days of hire