Providence Health & Services Registered Respiratory Therapist in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Respiratory Therapist (On-call, Rotating/Variable Shift) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible, under the direction of a physician and according to accepted Department and Hospital Policies and Procedures, for providing treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardio-pulmonary system.

  • Perform all duties in a manner, which promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate of Science degree in respiratory therapy or equivalent

  • Licensed by the Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board as Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)

  • Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)certification within 3 months from date of employment

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • 1 year of experience as a Respiratory Therapist, including critical care of all age groups

  • Cardiology experience (i.e. inpatient and outpatient diagnostictesting)

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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 183690