Job Information

Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist, Registered - Full Time in Fargo, 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: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $26.50 - $38.50
Pay Info: Sign On Bonus $15,000/2 year or $20,000/3 year commitment

Department Details

This position is full time 72-80 hours a pay period. Most staff schedules consist of rotating 8 or 12 hour shifts with weekend requirements. On call hours may be scheduled. All of our new hires will start out every other weekend and then move to every third at 1 year of service.

Come and further your career in our Level One Trauma Center! We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package! We have a great clinical team approach at our 600 bed hospital where RT driven protocols are used throughout all patient populations. We have the ability to work in several clinical areas ranging from general floors to critical care. We have the potential to work in our neonatal, pediatric and adult clinical areas at our 3 campuses. We have great management and friendly staff who is always willing to help each other.

Our Respiratory Therapy Department Offers:

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Shift Differential Pay

  • Continuing Education

  • Growth and Development

  • Level 1 Adult Trauma Center

  • Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center

  • We have a comprehensive Stroke Center

  • STEMI Center

  • Level 3 NICU

Job Summary

Respiratory Therapist 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-0186905
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No