Bargaining Units

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Who makes up OFNHP?

More than 4,000 healthcare professionals working for Kaiser Permanente in Oregon and SW Washington are protected by six standard-setting union contracts:

  • Laboratory Professionals (including Medical Technologists, Cytogenetic Technologists and Microbiology Technologists)
  • Professionals (including Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Medical Social Workers, and staff working in dozens of other classifications)
  • Registered Dental Hygienists
  • Technical employees (including Advanced Dispensing Opticians, Surgical Techs, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Lab Assistants, and many others)

You can find the collective bargaining agreement (union contract) for your bargaining unit on our Contracts page.


Nearly 1500 healthcare workers in the PeaceHealth system:

  • Over 300 technical professionals at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center (including Surgical Techs, Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Techs,  Pharmacy Techs, and many others)
  • Over 800 Service and Maintenance professionals at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center 
  • Over 350 technical professionals at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart in Eugene (LPNs, Therapists, Technologists, and Technicians)
  • And nearly 20 Laboratory Professionals at PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center


Two more groups of healthcare workers joined recently are currently negotiating first contracts:

  • 30 behavior techs and support staff at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Portland-East
  • 160 technical professionals at Bend St. Charles (including Surgical Techs, Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Techs,  Pharmacy Techs, and more)


Providence Milwaukie Hospital RNs are also a bargaining unit of OFNHP, represented by the Oregon Nurses Association under a dual membership agreement