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Respiratory Therapist

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Anna Jaques Hospital Category: Respiratory Care Job ID: JR42305 Date posted: 02/21/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Job Description:

Full-time - Nights

$10,000 Sign on Bonus!

Recently increased rates!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all modes of respiratory car, neonate through adult.  One year of critical care experience and strong computer skills are required.
  • Performs patient assessments and follow-up progress notes with attention to evaluating the patient response to therapy or the need for modification of therapy. Working knowledge of Respiratory care protocols.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of all respiratory care equipment.
  • Performs arterial blood gas sampling on all age specific populations. In addition, conducts A-line sampling, cord pH sampling, and scalp pH analysis.
  • Applies mechanical ventilation including a working knowledge of all ventilator modes, non-invasive ventilation, weaning techniques, and patient spontaneous mechanics.
  • Conducts proper care of artificial airways, including assisting with intubation, extubation, securing and positioning, and cuff care. Provides emergency care throughout all areas of the hospital and all age groups.
  • Conducts inpatient and outpatient education on asthma, chronic lung disease, smoking and other related respiratory issues.
  • Demonstrates a mastery of computer skill for the documentation and charging procedures within the scope of the Respiratory Care Department.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work on various shifts, weekends and holidays. Assists with orientation of new respiratory therapy employees, Respiratory care students and nursing students.

Requirements:

  • Must be MA Licensed
  • BLS, NRP& RRT or NRP$ CRT/RRT within six months of hire required.
  • Every other weekend and holidays required.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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