Respiratory Therapist – Registered Respiratory Therapist – RRT (Nights)

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Published September 14, 2022
Location Oregon
Category Respiratory Therapist  
Job Type Permanent  
Specialty Registered Respiratory Therapist
Shift(s) Description Full-Time Position (72 Hours Per Pay Period)
Shift Type Night Shift
Expenses Covered Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements ACLS/BLS Certification, BLS Certification, Active State License


Performs assessment of patient respiratory status, provides respiratory treatments, evaluates patient’s response to effectiveness of care delivered, provides patient education regarding respiratory treatments, health and wellness.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.


Physical/Mental/Environmental Requirements

• Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently

• Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs

• Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision

• Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects

• Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair

• May be required to lift up to 75 pounds

• Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids

• Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone

• Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment


  •  High school graduate, or equivalent (copy of academic degree or transcript will be required upon hire if performing Moderate Complexity Testing)
  • One or more years experience as a respiratory therapist in an acute hospital setting preferred
  • Travelers Home Address Required at time of submission
  • Needs either PALS or ENPC
  • Licensed as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Oregon and Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • ACLS (AHA)
  • BLS (AHA)
  • ENPC
  • NBRC
  • NRP
  • PALS (AHA)
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