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Providence Health & Services Respiratory Therapist Registered in Medford, Oregon


Providence is looking a Registered Respiratory Therapist - Home Medical Equipment Respiratory (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Pavillion Medford in Medford, OR.

This position will work within our Home Health patients homes and see patients in our out-patient setting in the office.

We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist - Home Medical Equipment Respiratory that will perform respiratory therapy procedures and assessments in accordance with the company's policies and procedures. Therapist instructs patients in the proper use of equipment provided by Home Medical Equipment's Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment groups. Work includes troubleshooting equipment problems for patients using equipment provided by Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment. Position provide overall support to Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment staff, marketing and sales.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for assessment of appropriate equipment, coordination, initial contact, instruction, education delivery, and set-up of identified oxygen and respiratory equipment whether they be routine or a part of a special program (i.e., ventilators, suction equipment, CPAP, BiPAP) for all age group of patients

  • Be responsible to discuss and determine payment methods and provide supporting criteria for insurance billing for customers and for Home Services

  • Make service calls and/or telephone contact with customers to troubleshoot respiratory related problems

  • Follow-up with customers, physicians, hospital staff, and others as required per policies and procedures

  • Assure quality patient care following established policies and procedures of the company

  • Evaluate and determine effectiveness of equipment used and makes recommendations to the Respiratory Therapy Supervisor as indicated

  • Educate customer/caregivers/family about equipment and safety procedures

  • Plan and coordinate daily assignments in such a manner as to accomplish the workload efficiently and completely

  • Complete within 24 hours a daily utilization record of tasks performed for the Respiratory Therapy Supervisor with accurate data to measure individual and departmental utilization

  • Submit complete and accurate paperwork for services performed and equipment delivered/picked up within 24 hours of the event. As a minimum, assures asset tag numbers and serial numbers are included on all paperwork; that products are properly coded; insurance, diagnosis, referral sources, etc., are included on the paperwork

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with new and existing customers, physicians, referral sources ,and staff members. A good working relationship involves good communication, sensitivity, and assistance whenever possible

  • Report urgent or unusual situations to immediate supervisor and fills out unusual occurrence reports as per policy


Required qualification in this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), -OR-

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Upon hire must be licensed by the Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board in the state of Oregon AND within 30 days of hire date acquire licensure with the Health Professions Quality Assurance Division for Respiratory Therapists in the state of Washington for Portland and Salem, Oregon positions. For positions outside of the Portland and Salem service area, such as Corvallis, OR and Medford, OR, a state of Washington RT license is NOT required, only a state of Oregon RT license

  • Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 Background Checks, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties as well as a State of Washington WATCH background check.

  • Valid driver's license

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

Preferred qualification in this position include:

  • Home care or home medical equipment experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 261043