Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner in Colville, Washington


Providence is calling a Respiratory Care Practitioner ( Respiratory Therapy , On-Call Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, 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.

In this position you will:

  • Set up and operates, according to established departmental policies, various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness.

  • Have an active role in in-service education and quality assurance program.

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of medication doses and delivery systems (i.e., IPPB, SVNs, MDIs) as they relate to patients of all ages, from infancy through elderly.

  • Set up, operates and monitors non-invasive and invasive ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.

  • Assist with deliveries and C-Sections as needed, assessing the newborn and administering associated care duties following neonatal resuscitation guidelines.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a two or four year AMA accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

  • Must be licensed and currently registered as a professional respiratory care practitioner in the State of Washington. New graduates of AMA accredited school must be in the process of entry level exam and must obtain permanent license within two months of hire

  • Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR card or obtain within three months of employment

  • Must have current ACLS certification or actively be in the process of enrollment and certification.

  • Must be Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certified or obtain within the first year of employment

  • Must be PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified or obtain within the first of year of employment

  • Must be able to work all shifts, any day of the week, and will be required to take call

About the hospital you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 186287