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Providence Health & Services Registered Respiratory Therapist in Salem, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Respiratory Therapist (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Services in Salem, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Perform respiratory therapy procedures and assessments in accordance with the company's policies and procedures.

  • Instruct patients in the proper use of equipment provided by Home Medical Equipment's Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment groups.

  • Troubleshoot equipment problems for patients using equipment provided by Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment.

  • Provide overall support to Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment staff, marketing and sales.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Upon hire must be licensed by the Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board in the state of Oregon AND within 30 days of hire date acquire licensure with the Health Professions Quality Assurance Division for Respiratory Therapists in the state of Washington

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties as well as a State of Washington WATCH background check.

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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Oregon-Salem

Req ID: 234144