Respiratory Therapist | Shriners Children’s | Portland, Oregon

Department: Respiratory Therapy || Status: Full-time || Schedule: 0.9 FTE (Full-time) || Location: Portland, OR

*We offer Shift Differentials

**Low patient ratios!!**

Shriners Children’s – Portland offers specialized care for a wide range of pediatric orthopedic conditions. Other specialties available at our facility include fracture and sports injury treatment, scoliosis & spine care, and cleft lip and palate care.

Job Summary:

Shriners Children’s has a great opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist to join our team! Respiratory therapy responsibilities include the diagnostic evaluation, management, education, rehabilitation, and care of patients with needs related to the cardiopulmonary system. Provides support and services to other departments with patient care needs. Maintains competency with all respiratory therapy procedures and equipment. Promotes quality patient care in a safe work environment. Maintains effective communication will all levels of hospital personnel.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy required
  • Respiratory Therapy license in the State of Oregon required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required
  • At least 3 years of clinical experience, including adult and/or pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) experience preferred

Company Overview:

Shriners Children’s is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries, and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered, and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission-driven, high quality, and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique healthcare setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits-eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company-paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer 90% reimbursement for monthly Tri-Met passes, monthly C-Tran passes, and yearly Aerial Tram passes. Tri-Met passes are good for the bus, Max, and light rail.

**By October 18, 2021, all candidates who accept a position with SHC-Portland must have received the complete dosing regimen of one of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or possess an approved medical or religious exemption. Failure to do so will result in rescission of the conditional offer of employment. Questions about COVID-19 vaccinations can be addressed with Employee Health at the time of new hire onboarding.**