Respiratory Education Specialist – Based in Oakland, CA

August 30, 2021
Oakland, CA
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** Eligibile for Relocation Bonus

Respiratory Education Specialist

Req #: 6047
Facility: Asante Corporate - Medford
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Nursing Professional Dev (4000-80407)
Category: Respiratory Therapy and Cardiopulmonary
Schedule: Part Time
Shift/Schedule: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No

FTE/Status: Part-time at 0.6  FTE's (48 hours per pay period)

Schedule:  1st Shift - Days

Salary: Based on qualifications and years of relevant experience


Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality -- the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.


The Respiratory Education Specialist designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates educational programs, orientations, continuing education, and in-services for the Respiratory and Nursing departments that facilitate the professional growth, skill development, competency, and attainment of standards of care for direct care providers within Patient Care Services.

As a Respiratory Education Specialist at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, plan and present educational activities within area(s) of expertise and directly or indirectly foster the development of competence in the learner
  • Assist learners in identifying both their learning needs and the effective learning activities required to meet those needs
  • Help others profit or learn from their own experience and assist with the integration of new learning into the practice environment
  • Provide and support organizational and administrative structures to achieve departmental and organizational goals



  • Associate's degree required
  • Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy, preferred


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Respiratory Therapy in an acute care setting is required
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching/learning principles as well as educational concepts and processes also required



  • RT(RCP) : Respiratory Therapist (RT-P) licensed by Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) OR Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • BLS : Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon start


  • ACCS: Adult Critical Care Specialty by National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified from American Heart Association
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification issued by American Heart Association (AHA)
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification by the American Heart Association (AHA) 

What We Offer for Full and Part-Time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values – traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 

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