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Providence Health & Services Respiratory Therapist in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist (0.9 FTE, Nigh Shift) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a licensed respiratory therapist / professional paramedical specialist who is required to have thorough knowledge of all modalities of respiratory care procedures. The therapist must always keep in mind the extreme critical nature of all respiratory care techniques and is required to maintain skill levels to reflect the ever changing procedures and techniques of respiratory care.

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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 240096