JOB SUMMARY: Under medical direction, provides treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, and care to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities with the cardio-pulmonary system.

  • Performs all duties of the Respiratory Therapist, using excellent customer service and assuring patient safety at all times. Able to look at the whole patient and offer solutions within scope of care.
  • Develops and documents plan of care for selected patients/families.
  • Builds rapport and develops alliances toward common goals. Coordinates with and informs colleagues of actions.
  • Demonstrates LifeBridge's SPIRIT value, Service, Performance, Innovation, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.
  • Ensures the highest quality of care for all customers we serve.


Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge in a specialized field. Associate's degree in Respiratory Care. 1-3 years of experience. Maryland Respiratory Care Practitioner license, Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care, American Heart Association CPR Certification, BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications. Knowledge of ventilators, CPAP/BiPap, oxygen delivery systems and HFNC.

Additional Information
Northwest Hospital, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to creating and maintaining an environment where exceptional quality care and service is achieved and recognized by our patients and their families, members of the medical and allied health staffs, employees, volunteers and the communities we serve. Care and service are provided without regard to age, sex, race, religion, disability or financial status.

LifeBridge Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for employment and require accommodation during any part of the application process, please call 410-601-9000 and ask to speak to the Human Resources Department at the location to which you are applying. For TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay.