Respiratory Therapist

Providence Health & Services


2019-11-19 2019-12-19
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As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.


**Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem, Night) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.**

_We are seeking a licensed respiratory therapist who uses initiative and independent judgment to provide preventative and restorative care to patients with breathing problems or cardiopulmonary disorders._

**In this position you will:**

+ Be an integral part of the interdisciplinary team that cares for patients of all ages

+ Manage, assess, plan, and evaluate care for patients with acute and/or chronic cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities

+ Set up ventilator for intubated patients

+ Administer medications and therapy via established protocols


**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Graduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Therapy

+ Current Respiratory Care Practitioner licensure in Washington State

+ Current or eligible for Respiratory Therapist registry

+ AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

+ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 18 months of hire

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ Previous experience as a Respiratory Therapist

+ Proficiency with computers and clinical applications

**About the hospital you will serve:**

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

**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:** On Call

**Shift:** Night

**Job Category:** Respiratory Therapists

**Location:** Washington-Olympia

**Req ID:** 235068
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