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Respiratory Therapist

Southwest Health

1 Positions

ID: 34636

Posted On 06/20/2023

Job Overview

Job Title

Respiratory Therapist


  • Technical training as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from an accredited institution required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) associate degree preferred. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) would be considered.
  • Prior experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner preferred, but not required if certified in an accredited Respiratory Care Program.
  • Must be licensed in the State of Wisconsin as a RRT or CRT.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
  • Basic proficiency in word processing and Excel programs; software proficiency covering a variety of health care/clinical record applications.

Work Hours

We are seeking a full-time, part-time or PRN Respiratory Therapist to work days Monday-Friday. Hours are typically between 7:00am-4:30pm. Full-time or part-time includes an on-call rotation (nights and weekends) and must be within 30 minutes of facility when on-call.

Job Summary

Performs day-to-day operations of the respiratory department under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Supervisor and in conjunction with the core values of the organization and the professional practices encompassed within the department.

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below. Click Here to learn what others say about SH.


SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.

Contact Info

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 East Side Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-0993
Fax: (608) 342-5015

Primary Contact


Miranda Koch

HR Generalist, Human Resources










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Platteville, WI

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About the Company

Southwest Health is a non-profit healthcare system offering southwest Wisconsin a range of services within our various facilities. Our locations include a hospital and clinic in Platteville, Southwest Health Behavioral Services, a clinic and rehabilitation facility in Cuba City, Kieler, and a soon-to-be clinic in Darlington, Wisconsin.


We are a model healthcare organization that provides the highest quality at the lowest possible cost to create healthier communities. The Joint Commission has awarded Southwest Health a full accreditation as a Health Care Organization because we strive to provide the best care possible and prove it by meeting the Joint Commissions' standards for high-quality care. We are also proud to be recognized by Press Ganey three years in a row as a Guardian of Excellence award winner for patient experience. 


Southwest Health features a family medicine clinic, Eye Center, Birth Center, a Specialty Clinic with cardiology, ENT, and Interventional Pain, a state-of-the-art Orthopedic Institute housing physical, occupational, and speech therapies, and 24-hour emergency services, to name just a few.