Working together, we exist to serve the changing health care needs of our community. We will provide personalized patient care known for quality and excellence with a healing environment through caring relationships.
Provides therapeutic Respiratory Care treatment, management, diagnostic evaluation, and care of adult and pediatric patients with deficiencies and abnormalities in the cardiopulmonary system. Coordinates patient care needs with physicians/nursing staff. Transcribes/implements physician orders. Uses assessment skills/patient information to maintain awareness and coordinate patient care needs. Troubleshoots and takes steps to correct clinical problems; refers unusual circumstances to supervision. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care. Must be able to respond to varying and demanding patient needs in all patient care areas of the hospital.
Completion of an accredited two-year respiratory care program required. Successful passage of the NBRC registry exam.
Requires current license through the State of Washington as a Respiratory Therapist (LR). Requires current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 30 days of hire date, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certifications within six months of hire date.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth Monroe and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 21.