Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: 6p-6a


Variable shift is defined as flexible to work Nights or Days shift depending on staffing needs. 

STARTING SALARY: $35.87 - 38.07/hr and up (rate of pay quoted is for 0-4 years of experience, rate is higher with more years of experience, PLUS shift differentials)

The Respiratory Therapist (RT) administers specified respiratory treatments, medications, and life support to various patients, and conducts diagnostic examination for diagnoses of cardiovascular and pulmonary ailments.

The position of RT requires that the person has graduated from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy, with certification and registration from the National Board of Respiratory Therapy Care.  This individual must have a minimum of one year experience in Respiratory Therapy or the equivalent combination of education and experience. The RT must have a current BLS, ACLS and NRP certification. This individual must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulation.  Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Must be able to effectively present and respond to question from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.  Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure and have the ability to calculate figures and amounts, apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.  Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists, interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and exercise sound technical judgment and appropriate assessment skills.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS (for benefit eligible positions, not including Casual positions): Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance, Generous Paid Time Off/Vacation Time and Sick Time, 8 Paid Holidays Per Year, Health & Wellness Reimbursement, Annual Retention Bonus, 403b Retirement Plan, Company Sponsored Life Insurance, Student Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Reimbursement, Bereavement Leave, In-House Workout Facility and much more!


South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.  

We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

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