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Respiratory Therapist-Registered

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington

The posted compensation range of $35.13 - $50.94 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-295863 Employment Type Part Time Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 60 Shift 12 Hour Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Sunday (7am - 7pm) Remote No Category Therapy

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state  CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers.

At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. 

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

  • This position provides respiratory care to a diverse patient population. Care may include therapeutic, diagnostic, patient teaching, prevention, and patient assessment.

    The following duties are intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities.

    • Emergent Care
    • Critical Care.
    • Disease Management.
    • Patient Assessment/evaluation.
    • Multi-disciplinary Team Participant.
    • Therapeutic(s).
    • Leadership Development.
    • Evidence-based medicine and respirator care protocols.
    • Virginia Mason Production System Participation
    • Diagnostic testing and Evaluation

    “We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work.”


This position requires an understanding of respiratory physiology; comprehensive knowledge of ventilators and other technical equipment; a working knowledge of lab CXR data; and strong interpersonal skills.

An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Respiratory Care Degree from a Regionally Accredited, and CoARC certified RT program. Hospital experience including one year in an Intensive Care or Critical Care Unit. The experience may include clinical experience obtained while enrolled in a Respiratory Therapy program.

Requires licensures as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of WA and active CPR/BLS certification.

Working as a Respiratory Therapist - Registered in the Hyperbaric department requires successful passing of a medical examination to determine physical ability to perform the essential duties of the position without hazard to self or others.

Prefer a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) or Bachelor of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy (BASRT) form a Regionally Accredited, and COARC certified RT program.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. 

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.  

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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