Respiratory Therapist Jobs at OHSU

Adult and pediatric respiratory therapist jobs in Portland

A respiratory therapist adjusts her patient’s oxygen mask.

Earn $32.16 to $49.66 an hour providing patient care at Oregon’s only academic health center. Some jobs qualify for a hiring and relocation bonus.

As a respiratory therapist, you will:

  • Work closely with doctors and nurses in emergency and acute care settings.
  • Depending on the job, qualify for a generous benefits package.
  • Make a real difference in the lives of patients and families.

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Why join OHSU as a respiratory therapist?

OHSU is Oregon’s only public academic health center. In addition to caring for patients, we lead groundbreaking research. We also train the next generation of health care professionals.

You’ll find:

  • A rich learning environment and complex cases not found elsewhere in Oregon.
  • Opportunities to take part in telehealth services such as patient education and OHSU’s virtual ICU.
  • Opportunities to take part in medical research such as drug and device trials.
  • Hands-on training in our state-of-the-art simulation center.
  • Opportunities to train as an ECMO specialist, discharge planner or shift coordinator. 
  • A welcoming environment with leaders striving to build an anti-racist, multicultural institution.
  • Support and resources for people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, national origins, religions and sexual orientations.
  • Wellness programs to support your physical, emotional and financial health.

Employee benefits

Many roles come with a complete benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage at low or no cost to employees 
  • Access to retirement plans
  • Up to 200 hours (equal to 25 full days) a year of paid time off 
  • 96 hours of sick leave a year (prorated for part-time employees) 
  • Eight paid holidays a year 
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Access to group life insurance, disability insurance and other supplemental benefits
  • Discounts just for OHSU members

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