Join our Providence Child Center for Medically Fragile Children Team as a Respiratory Therapist!
$4,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.
This is a great opportunity to grow your skills and be a part of a one-of-a-kind facility and become a leader in caring for children with disabilities in Oregon.
Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children provides 24-hour nursing care for children with complex medical needs ranging in age from infancy to 21 years. Our programs address each child’s physical, social, spiritual, and psychological needs.
Come be a part of our dedicated staff to provide a loving, enriching environment for every youngster.
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Honoring the Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children Caregivers
A Few Things Respiratory Therapist's Love at Providence
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Relationship-Based Care: Self and Colleagues reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues, and patient/family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring: encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
Empowered Leaders : demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners : encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification, and internal and external learning opportunities. Recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement: includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities, and commitment to standard work.
Innovation : is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence-based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
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Every amenity you could want or need right at your fingertips—world-class shopping and dining, arts and cultural attractions, an international airport, professional sports, and more We are excited about your interest in a career at the Providence Child Center for Medically Fragile Children.
We are excited about your interest in a career at the Providence Child Center for Medically Fragile Children.
We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist - Center for Medically Fragile Children that will perform Respiratory Care Services in accordance with departmental standards, policies and protocols and perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Complete patient care in support of departmental policies, procedures and protocols, provides appropriate, relevant report to the next shift and counseling with physicians and nursing staff including all age related issues
Determine appropriate type of therapy for specific disease states.
Obtain arterial blood samples, performs bedside spirometry tests, performs oxygen saturation testing, and completes ECG testing as assigned
Complete various mechanical life support, Bi-PAP (mask fitting and titration) procedures and pulmonary bronchial hygiene techniques
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy -OR- equivalent education/experience
Licensed by the Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board as Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
PEAR (Pediatric Early Assessment & Recognition) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) required or obtained within 3 months of hire
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
Requsition ID: P352299
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Respiratory Care
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 5004 PCC CMFC
Address: OR Portland 830 NE 47th Ave
Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.