Respiratory Therapist
Madison, WI 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

Work Schedule:

90% FTE, 36 hours per week. Rotating 8 and 12 hour shifts, Day/Evening, Evening/Night and Day/Night, Every other weekend and rotation of holiday. 100% FTE, Monday - Friday, Evening shift. This posting represents all available Respiratory Therapist openings with UW Hospital and Clinics. There are positions available in a variety of different specialties/areas.


  • External hires may be eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus.
  • Relocation assistance may be available for qualified applicants

Be part of something remarkable.

Join our remarkable Respiratory Therapy team that works tirelessly every day to save lives.

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist to:

  • Provide treatment and diagnostic respiratory services to patients.
  • Work at an ECMO Center of Excellence and a Level 1 Trauma Center.
  • Be an important member of an interdisciplinary team to ensure high-quality patient care.
  • Act as a resource to physicians and health care professionals.
  • Gain experience within the organization and seek growth opportunities, which may include, senior/lead roles, and ECMO Specialist positions.


Minimum - Graduate of a COARC accredited School for Respiratory Therapy.

Work Experience:

Preferred - Recent respiratory therapist experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum -

One of the following:

  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) in the State of Wisconsin; OR
  • If practicing under Wisconsin Emergency Order #2, must be licensed as an RCP in another state and must apply for interstate reciprocity temporary license, or other temporary or permanent license already provided for by Wisconsin law, within 30 days of first providing care to patients in Wisconsin. Must become licensed as an RCP in the State of Wisconsin prior to expiration of temporary license.


  • CPR Certified.
  • RRT Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care for individuals with greater than six months post-graduation. RRT eligible new graduates must obtain the RRT credential within 6 months of hire.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification required for any AFCH RT position within 6 months of hire.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

in Madison, Wisconsin-also a Magnet-designated facility-provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our and , which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.


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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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