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Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist - Bismarck Medical Center - Full Time in Bismarck, North Dakota

Careers With Purpose

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Bismarck Medical Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 300 N 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $30.00 - $44.00
Pay Info: Sign On Bonus: $15,000/2 year or $20,000/3 year commitment

Department Details

This position is 72-80 hours a pay period working shifts that vary between Days, Evenings, Nights and Weekends. Night and Weekend differential included! No call required!

During orientation you will work in a variety of areas including NICU, PICU, and Adult ICU. You will then have the opportunity to pick your specialty and work in that specific area that interests you most. If there are openings in Tobacco Education, Pulmonary Function, and Transport you can work in these areas as well and pick one of these as your specialties instead.

Come work in this family team environment! We are a Level II Trauma Center and looking for someone who has confidence in their skills, but who is also willing to help wherever they can. This department has opportunities for advancement and offers reimbursements on certification. Will hire new grads!

Job Summary

Respiratory Therapists are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing care to our patients. Come and join Sanford Health one of the largest and fastest growing not-for-profit health systems on our journey to be the premier rural health system in the United States! We’re seeking a compassionate, patient, and problem-solving Respiratory Therapist who will take our breath away and give it back to our patients.

What you will do:

Assess patients to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications.

Measure patient's lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments.

Offer diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.

We have the ability to work in several clinical areas ranging from general floors to critical care.

You Belong at Sanford:

Sign On bonus options available!

Referral Bonuses

Competitive Compensation

Salary Increases

Shift Differentials

Family atmosphere with friendly staff and providers

Flexible shift options

Opportunities for advancement

Excellent Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options

Health Savings Account

Paid Time Off

Company Matched 401K Retirement Plan

School Sponsorships

We are looking for employees who want to GROW THE GOOD with us. It takes all of us to make a difference.


A degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory care program is required; minimum associate degree or equivalent as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

Respiratory Therapists must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in their department. Demonstrates the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-servicing as required by the department and hospital.

Must have current Respiratory Therapy licensure in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

Must have Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements.

Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Must obtain site-specific specialty credential(s) such as Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), etc.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0156549
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No