Central Peninsula Hospital

Respiratory Therapist.

Job Posted 6/12/2022
Columbia Memorial Hospital
2111 Exchange Street
Astoria, OR 97103
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Description

RT - Oregon Coast - $5k Sign-On Bonus!

Full time, Nights, Shift: 12 hours

Relocation Reimbursement Available

If you want to join a team that values caregivers and is as deeply committed as you are to improving the health of people and the community, then we encourage you to consider a career with Columbia Memorial Hospital.

The Respiratory Therapist is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients of all ages in accordance with departmental standards, policies and procedures. This includes detailed initial and ongoing assessments of patient needs, including life threatening emergencies, administration and evaluation of respiratory care treatments, supervision of others in the delivery of respiratory care and the accurate performance of pulmonary and cardiac diagnostic procedures.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to:

A thorough knowledge of respiratory care principles and procedures; knowledge and skills in techniques of good patient care. Must be able to read and write English as well as speak and understand English. Must be willing to flex up for short-term needs such as vacations or illness. Willingness to flex down or go home early if patient census and workload do not support full shift. Must be dependable regarding attendance and self-motivated. Must possess the ability to work independently yet also as a team member. Must possess the skills and judgment to act quickly, knowledgeably, and appropriately in any situation.


RCP currently licensed with Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire and henceforth kept current. ACLS and NRP within 6 months of hire, PALS/ENPC within 12 months of hire and henceforth kept current. Registered Respiratory Therapists must hold in good standing, a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential earned from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)

Education and/or Experience

Education: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program which is supported by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), or its predecessor the Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education (JRCRTE),or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Previous satisfactory acute care hospital experience of one year preferred. Previous satisfactory Respiratory Care experience relevant to the patient population of this facility. Continuing Education: To maintain licensure, respiratory therapists must complete 15 hours of continuing education every 2 years.

To apply to this position, click: columbiamemorial.org/careers

Benefit Package:

Generous Benefit Package:

- 100% employer paid healthcare benefits; very affordable dependent premiums

- 70% off on Hospital Services for you and eligible family members

- Retirement Plans with generous matching and profit share contributions

- Paid Time Off: Up to 28 days per year

- Shift Differentials: Evenings, Nights, Weekends

- Tuition Reimbursement

- Access to Hospital Gym


2111 Exchange Street
Astoria OR 97103
United States
Columbia Memorial Hospital