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Fairview Health Services Respiratory Therapist in Maplewood, Minnesota


M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing superior health care to our growing community. Our 86-bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

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.

Eligible for a generous benefits package, night shift differenital

This position is a 0.6 FTE (48 hours per 2-week pay period).

** This position is now 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

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification within 6 months of hire

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



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


  • 1 to 3 years of experience is preferred with pediatric or adult critical care patients.

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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.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

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

Job Locations US-MN-Woodbury | US-MN-Maplewood

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago (9/14/2021 9:09 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-79504

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

Speciality Respiratory Care

Location Woodwinds Hospital

Shift evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Respiratory Therapy