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Location:
The Dalles, Oregon
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Mid-Columbia Medical Center

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FT – Respiratory Therapist – $5000 Sign-On Bonus for qualified candidates! – Mid Columbia Medical Center

Great Career! Amazing Team! Exquisite Surroundings!

This position is based in the beautiful Columbia Gorge region on the Oregon/Washington border, moments away from snow skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, world-class windsurfing, kiteboarding, hiking, cave exploring, kayaking, vineyards, orchards, and much more. Our 49-bed In-patient hospital and Ambulatory Specialty clinics in The Dalles, Oregon are looking for a Respiratory Therapist to join our team.

This position is currently eligible for a $5000 Sign-On Bonus for qualified candidates! *Bonus offered with two year employment commitment. RRT receives $2 additional per hour.

This is a Full-Time position (3-12 hr shifts per week) and qualifies for a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Rx
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • 401k w/Employer Match
  • HSA/FSA options
  • Education Savings Fund w/Employer Match
  •  And Much More!

Under general supervision, responsible for assessing patient’s requirements for ventilation, oxygenation, and other respiratory therapy modalities. Makes recommendations for method and equipment most appropriate for the patient. Maintains communication between physicians, nursing, and other members of the healthcare delivery team. Provides coverage to other entities as appropriate.  Assists with Quality improvement activities as assigned.

Provides services that involve the evaluation of cardiopulmonary function, the treatment of cardiopulmonary impairment, the assessment of treatment effectiveness, and the care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Respiratory Therapy.
  • Associates Degree required.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Successful completion of the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) clinic exam for CRT.
  • BLS Required
  • NRP certification required within one year of hire

Experience:

  • Minimum one year clinical experience preferred.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of specialized care (e.g. intubation assistance, ventilator management, arterial blood gas sampling and interpretation, pulmonary function testing, conscious sedation assistance, cardiac stress testing, Assist with Cardio version, perform all aspects of Respiratory Care to adults, pediatrics and neonates as appropriate.
  • Proper documentation of all therapies required.
  • Specialist knowledge in respiratory care and critical care.
  • Patient Assessment Skills.

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