Respiratory Therapy ARRMC (1000-70901)

Full Time

pm and nights

$25.89 - $32.37


BLS - Thru American Heart Association (AHA) required upon st
40 Hour OT Rule - OT paid after 40 worked hours in a week
Full Time Benefited 72 hrs/per pay period

Respiratory Care Practitioner II Position Overview

The Respiratory Care Practitioner II may enable the practitioner to perform respiratory care duties in the adult intensive care units, attend to patients in the ER and/or provide pediatric floor care if applicable.   


Responsibilities may also include management of blood gas labs, as assigned for specific job roles. 

  As the Respiratory Care Practitioner II at Asante you will have the opportunity to:

·        Work side by side with our medical professionals and develop the respiratory plan of care for our patients.

·        Assist the Adult Advanced Practitioner in the management of patients requiring invasive adult mechanical ventilation Grow, facilitate and coach a high performing team.

·        Work with Therapist driven protocols and a Rapid Response Team.

·        Be a part of a top 100 Cardiovascular hospital with a Level IIIa NICU and NICU Transport Team.

·        Work independently in the adult critical care units, upon completion of Respiratory Care Services' Critical Care Orientation, in addition to mastering all assigned competencies as outlined in RVMC Respiratory Care Services Competency Evaluation.  



Associate's or Bachelor's in Respiratory Therapy preferred.



·        Successful applicants should have experience specific to the posted Advanced Practitioner specialty position.  Such experience should indicate that the applicant would be able to demonstrate advanced competencies after completion of orientation(s).



·        Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

·        Respiratory Therapist (RT-P) licensed by Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board

·        Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA)

·        Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor certification by the American Heart Association (AHA)

·        Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor certification issued by American Heart Association (AHA) preferred

·        Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified from American Heart Association preferred


Required Skills

·        Critical thinking skills are essential.  Advanced practitioners must have the ability to assess the patient/situation, analyze the data, formulate a plan, and then implement the plan.

·        Advanced practitioners must have effective communications skills.  In addition, the ability to function effectively in a team environment utilizing consistent and appropriate communication as both member and leader is essential.



Compensation & Benefits

·        Excellent salary, including bonus potential

·        Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care

·        Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

·        Generous work/life balance incentive

·        Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation and the largest healthcare provider in nine counties.  We are locally owned and based in beautiful Southern Oregon. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region. 

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values – the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.