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Providence Health & Services Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist (Respiratory Therapy, Variable/Primarily Nights, 0.9) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Providence offers excellent benefit packages that begin the first day of employment that include:

  • Medical insurance, with prescription coverage

  • Dental insurance, with optional orthodontia

  • Vision insurance

  • Retirement savings & employer matching

  • Generous PTO

  • And so much more!


As the Respiratory Care Practitioner you will be responsible for the management of pulmonary system through the administration of medication, ventilator management and pulmonary hygiene during stable and critical situations. Other job duties include performing invasive and non-invasive diagnostics, daily maintenance and QC of ABG machines and competency testing. RCP's will perform clinical duties and operate equipment according to department policy, with an appropriate physician's order and according to manufacturer guidelines. The RCP will work wiht humans of all age groups and knowledgeably administer Respiratory Therapeutic measures as recognized by Evidence Based criteria.

In this position you will:

  • Identifies appropriate community resources for follow-up care.

  • Takes initiative in assisting other members of care delivery team.

  • Accepts objective suggestions for improved performance.

  • Provides feedback on staff performance with constructive input for improvement.

  • Attends unit staff meetings (50%)

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduated from an accredited Respiratory program.

  • State of Washington license in Respiratory Therapy

  • Registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as CRT

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification

  • NRP (through AAP) and maintaining certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience preferred

  • Registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as RRT preferred

  • ACLS preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 213191