Respiratory Therapist

Portland, OR 97239

Posted: 11/08/2018 Industry: Respiratory Care Job Number: EB-1644409488
We are seeking Respiratory Therapists for a large teaching hospital in downtown Portland. These are 13 week contract openings.


3, 12-hour shifts preferably looking for night coverage and every other weekends.


BLS for health care providers, RRT from NBRC, Oregon RT License, NRP for Neo/Peds RRT, Minimum 2 years of intensive care experience for Neo/Peds.

Description of Duties:

To provide bedside respiratory care modalities in accordance with hospital and departmental guidelines as ordered by the physicians. To provide pediatric respiratory care and supplement adult care when required.

Provides therapeutic interventions including but not limited to: airway management, therapeutic gases and ventilator management, newborn resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Performs diagnostic procedures including but not limited to:
sampling of arterial blood, bedside spirometry, spontaneous ventilatory parameters, point of care testing.

Therapeutic modalities and communication approached with reference to age specific needs of the patient.

Assists other Respiratory Care Practitioners and health professionals to provide quality patient care in the spirit of teamwork. Trains new employees, students and other healthcare team members.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by a manager, supervisor or lead worker.

Starting pay: $30-36/hour DOE

This is a 13-week contract opportunity offered by Abbott & Associates, Inc. With their client company.

Who is Abbott & Associates Professional Placement?

We are a family-owned and operated staffing agency working in the Oregon and SW Washington market since 2002. We are a Woman Business Enterprise and Emerging Small Business certified company, also accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Abbott & Associates has recently been recognized as a Finalist for the Excellence in Family Business awards by the Austin Family Business program at Oregon State University.

Why you should work with us:

Work with a small, locally-owned staffing agency that takes a personally tailored approach to every match they make. Helping people is our greatest passion and what drives us everyday. With Abbott & Associates you won't just feel like a number, you will feel like family!

Visit our website to learn more about us or simply do a quick google search to read the wonderful things people have said about working with us!

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