MultiCare Health System Respiratory Care Practitioner in Tacoma, Washington

Job id : 62332 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. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: 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 365 days of hire MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V For more details go to URL