As a respiratory therapist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, you’ll find yourself in a rewarding career supported by leadership and endless growth opportunities.

We’re one of the nation’s leading academic health centers and a destination for those who are passionate about making a difference in their patients’ lives every single day. Patients come to the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center ready to seek the best care available and a treatment plan that matches each patient’s unique respiratory needs.

And no matter what department you work in, you’ll have direct access to further your career across our entire enterprise at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, including The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (The James), our world-renowned cancer institution.

Respiratory therapy is a unique ancillary service, serving as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide primary care, but also focusing on disease prevention as we educate our patients at each encounter. The respiratory therapy care team provides respiratory services in ICU and non-ICU settings across all seven of our hospitals, delivering a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory care.

Respiratory therapists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, are equipped with the latest resources not only to provide the best care for patients at state-of-the-art facilities, but also to achieve their career goals at a top-ranking academic health center.

We’re excited to offer respiratory therapist job openings throughout our health system.

You’ll find that we’re improving the lives of patients and health care experts alike. Some of the respiratory therapist position benefits at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center include:

  • Work at the top of your license
  • Provide care for diverse patient cases, from Level III NICU to the full range of adult ICU patients
  • Advance through a clinical ladder program offering certification pay, or pursue higher education at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s levels

Retention bonus

We’re offering up to a $4,500 retention bonus for registered respiratory therapists.

Referral bonus for current employees

Current Ohio State employees are eligible for a referral bonus for recommending a candidate who is hired into certain positions, including respiratory therapists.

Interested in joining our team?

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“The best part about being a respiratory therapist at Ohio State is the change of pace each day. I can work in multiple intensive care units with different patient populations, which makes every day interesting.” Carlee Bartz, Respiratory Therapy Supervisor

To build a diverse and inclusive workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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