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RESPIRATORY CARE SPECIALIST, UWMC - MONTLAKE

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University of Washington
Location
Seattle, WA

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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution
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RESPIRATORY CARE SPECIALIST, UWMC - MONTLAKE Req #:203013Department:UWMC- MONTLAKE - RESPIRTATORY CAREJob Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake Posting Date:06/03/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary: $6,775.00 - $11,141.00 per month Union Position:YesShift:First Shift This recruitment offers a $5,000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine#UWMRecruitmentIncentive

WHO WE ARE:
Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
UWMC - Montlake has an outstanding opportunity for a Respiratory Care Specialist. Under general direction, the professional Respiratory Care Practitioner at the Respiratory Specialist level utilizes the respiratory process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) to recommend/consult, prioritize, delegate, coordinate, and provide safe, therapeutic allocation of respiratory resources to patients. Makes independent judgments/decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of routine and complex staffing issues. Collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the respiratory, medical and nursing plans of care.

WHAT YOU BRING:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a critical care Respiratory Care Practitioner AND a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care or related subject.

  • ACLS Certification

    OR

    equivalent education/experience.

    *Legal Requirement*

  • Current Washington State respiratory care practitioner licensure.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.

    WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
    The Respiratory Care Specialist performs specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education, and/or management as delegated by and in collaboration with the Respiratory Manager. As assigned by the Respiratory Manager, assumes patient care supervisory, and preceptor responsibility. Provides leadership for unit and departmental activities that promote:

  • Delivery of quality respiratory care,
  • Effective problem solving and communication.
  • Continued professional development for self and others.
  • Serves as role model and provides guidance to other staff including review
  • and evaluation of performance.

    Competitive candidates will have mission-centered professional practice, interpersonal skills, integrity and compassion, patient care advocacy, team work/collaborative practice, patient/family satisfaction/customer service, and respect for patient confidentiality.

    As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
  • REQUIREMENTS:L-LR | RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER - WA State
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].

    COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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