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Fairview Health Services Respiratory Therapist in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Respiratory Therapy at M Health Fairview, University of Minnesota Medical Center campus, is a dynamic, growing department with approximately 70 staff members. As part of a large, integrated, academic healthcare system, the Respiratory Therapist has a dynamic role in the care of our patients and is an integral member of the intra-professional team.

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician. Follows defined treatment protocol according to department policies. Collects, assesses, Interprets and intervenes as appropriate in the care of neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Ensures patient welfare and safety standards during treatments.

** This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus!

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes

  • Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care. Evaluates care and the patient’s response to interventions and expected outcomes

  • Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient

  • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes

  • Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment




  • Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field


  • Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • New Graduates only - must complete RRT within 1 year of hire date



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 7 days ago (1/13/2021 8:58 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-66921

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Respiratory Care

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 72

Department Respiratory Therapy