Respiratory Care Practitioner
Olympia, WA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Respiratory Care Practitioner
Location: Bellevue, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 841535 Date posted: 12/04/2019
Provides skilled respiratory care and diagnostic services to in-patients, urgent care and clinic patients. Assists physicians in determining appropriate respiratory care modalities to achieve desired response. Supports patient care, customer service, and quality initiatives as integral part of multidisciplinary team in Urgent Care. Responds to urgent and emergency situations and provides appropriate respiratory support as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides respiratory assessments, treatments, and modalities per protocol and as prescribed; assists physicians in determining appropriate respiratory modalities to achieve optimal outcomes

  • Supports patient care and customer service in Urgent Care by performing EKGs, blood draws, transporting patients, and participating in patient safety rounds and huddles; peforms other duties as delegated by charge RN or physician

  • Communicates effectively to achieve optimal safety and quality outcomes; documents all assessments, interventions, and effectiveness of treatments; supports quality improvement initiatives, collects data, and gives input regarding respiratory supplies and equipment

  • Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team; responds timely and appropriately to urgent/emergent situations to provide respiratory care and support

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as respiratory care practioner working and performing all acute care modalities.

  • Education

  • Graduate of a one (1) or two (2) year respiratory therapy program or equivalent experience/education.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current WA State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) AND Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required by date of hire/transfer.

  • ACLS and PALS certifications.

  • Central Employees only- NRP Certification.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with respiratory care modalities in acute care setting.

  • Capable of working independently.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience as respiratory care practioner working in and performing acute care modalities.

  • Experience with all acute respiratory care modalities, including ventilators, arterial blood gas analysis, and emergency respiratory procedures.

  • Graduate of a four (4) year respiratory therapy program.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Bellevue,Bellevue Medical Center 11511 NE 10th St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 7:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Urgent Care Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Part Time
    Required Experience
    1 year
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