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Your story of inspired care starts here.
UF Health is hiring talented Respiratory Therapists like you. Experience the pride of being part of our world-renowned medical team. Inspire yourself and others using your knowledge and patient focus to create your own story of outstanding care. Forbes ranked us as one of Florida’s “Best Places To Work.” And we offer you many locations in which to work, including UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville — a nationally recognized, tertiary teaching center featuring a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Level 1 trauma center and skilled Magnet®-designated nurses.
Sign-On Bonuses

$30,000
1+ years of experience

$20,000
Less than 1 year of experience

Respiratory therapy careers with a renowned leader.

As a Respiratory Therapist at UF Health, you will be a trusted and valued member of one of the nation’s most advanced medical teams. Our progressive academic health system provides career-advancing opportunities where you can treat patients of all ages, pursue clinical opportunities in a wide range of specialty areas, help train medical students and participate in advanced life-sustaining and lifesaving care. Our collaborative teams operate on the cutting edge of respiratory care, utilizing state-of-the-art ventilation equipment, contributing to groundbreaking research and bolstering our nationally renowned transplant and cardiovascular programs.

As a Respiratory Therapist at UF Health, you’ll be seen as a leader in your field — trusted for your knowledge, experience and abilities. We operate as a stand-alone department entrusted with all facets of respiratory care from air transport and ambulation to ventilation and therapies. Here, you’ll gain valuable clinical experience, continue to expand your professional horizons, and receive personalized support to further your career in a variety of specialty areas and teams including:

  • Burn Center
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • ECMO team
  • Emergency Care
  • Intensive Care – Medical, Surgical and Intermediate Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Trauma Unit
  • Operating Room team
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Pulmonary Function Lab
  • ShandsCair flight team
  • Transplant Surgery

We offer you:

  • Enhanced work/life balance through flexible self-scheduling.
  • Dedicated onboarding and training to allow you to hone your skills and excel.
  • Opportunities to contribute to our academic system by training residents or participating in research.
  • Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits.
  • Tuition assistance and support to further your career.
  • Supportive teamwork environment.
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05/21/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg I Respiratory Care AdultProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/17/24 Pulmonary Function Tech Lead I Pulmonary Functions LabProfessional - Clinical Pulmonary Functions Lab Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/16/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg- Respiratory Care AdultProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/06/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/01/24 Respiratory Therapist SS Reg I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/01/24 Respiratory Therapist SS Reg I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
05/01/24 Respiratory Therapist SS Reg I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist Lead I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist Lead I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist 3-12 I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist 3-12 I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist 3-12 I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/22/24 ECMO Specialist I ECMOProfessional - Clinical ECMO  Variable Gainesville, FL 
04/03/24 Respiratory Therapist SS Reg I Respiratory Care AdultProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/29/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg | Respiratory CareProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/29/24 Respiratory Therapist SS Reg I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/18/24 Respiratory Therapist (Peds) - Graduating StudentsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Varies Gainesville, FL 
03/18/24 Respiratory Therapist (Adult) - Graduating StudentsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Varies Gainesville, FL 
03/18/24 Respiratory Therapist I Respiratory Care Pediatrics Professional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/18/24 Respiratory Therapist I Respiratory Care PediatricsProfessional - Clinical Respiratory Care Pediatrics Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/15/24 Pulmonary Function Technologist Reg I Pulmonary Functions Lab Technicians - Clinical Pulmonary Functions Lab Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/11/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg I Respiratory Care Adult Professional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/04/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg I Respiratory Care Adult Professional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
03/04/24 Respiratory Therapist 3-12 Reg I Respiratory Care Adult Professional - Clinical Respiratory Care Adult  Variable Gainesville, FL 
02/23/24 Respiratory Therapist-Relocation Assistance-Gainesville, FLProfessional - Clinical Employment / Recruitment  Variable Gainesville, FL 
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Gainesville
One of the Top 100 Best Places to Live

From the natural beauty of our wide-open trails, to the hospitality of our tight-knit community, to the stores we love and the new ones to discover, it’s all here. But that’s just a snapshot of today — because our home city has big plans for the future.

With an average high of 65 degrees in January, you rarely hear the terms “wind chill factor” and “freezing rain” in Gainesville — unless you happen to be watching a national weather forecast. Mild winters and warm summers are par for the course in the Sunshine State. With its beautiful natural landscape, nearby freshwater springs and stunning prairies, Gainesville has been called an “urban forest.”

There’s more to the climate in Gainesville than the weather and scenic environment. There is the climate of innovation and entrepreneurship that has resulted in the creation of a substantial number of new businesses in recent years, making the city especially attractive for dual-career families.

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits
Benefits to fit your life.
As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.
About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system. We're an integral part of the University of Florida, which ranks as the nation’s Number 1 public university by the Wall Street Journal.

Our steadfast commitment to delivering top-tier clinical care leads to outstanding outcomes, consistently garnering our hospital national acclaim, including:

  • Nine of our specialties rank among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our hospital has received four consecutive Magnet® designations for high-quality nursing.
  • UF Health Shands Hospital is recognized as a Designated Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for scientific leadership in laboratory and clinical research.
  • We received an “A” on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

It's our privilege to provide exceptional, patient-centered health care that bolsters our communities and strengthens our role as the perennial health care leader in Florida.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.
There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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