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Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Full-Time, Day/Night Rotating) ($5000 Sign-On)

Company: Franciscan Children's Hospital
Location: Brighton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

($5,000 Sign-On Bonus)Provides respiratory care relating to evaluation, treatment, teaching and support for a complex and varied group of Patients.Principal Duties and Responsibilities includes, but not limited to:* Responds to cardiac and respiratory arrest according to Hospital policy.* Enters, maintains, and retrieves department computer information.* Answers questions and concerns regarding respiratory care issues from patients and families.* Responsible for setup, monitoring, troubleshooting and systematic changes of all respiratory equipment.* Performs invasive/non-invasive ventilator management on age specific sub-acute, rehabilitative and chronic patients.* Assists in special procedures as requested by Director.* Performs treatment medication preparation and administration and maintains accurate and current medication records.* Responsible for respiratory patient assessment, evaluation and treatment.* Collects and records all vital signs accurately.* Makes respiratory therapeutic changes as determined by evaluation and treatment protocol and prescribed by a physician.* Performs and labels culture and specimen collections from all patients as needed.* Participates in orientation and training of entry personnel.* Participates in departmental quality improvement activities.* Attends staff meetings.* Is assigned on-call by Director as needed.* Is scheduled by Director according to Department needs.* Assists with lifting and moving patients and their equipment, weighing up to 200 pounds, using safe body mechanics.* Successfully completes Hospital and department specific orientation and ongoing mandatory education requirements.* Run Quality Control and blood gasses in the lab.* Manage airways including emergent and routine tracheostomy tube changes.* Transport patients to other Hospitals* Other duties may be assigned as necessary to the operation of the department.Job Requirements:A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Completion of a two-year certification and/or four-year respiratory care program is required. Knowledge of medical terminology is required.Certification, Registration, or Licensure required by the Job* Current Massachusetts respiratory care license.* Current BCLS certification is required; PALS and NALS are recommended* Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40.00 - $51.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time offMedical Specialty:* PediatricsSchedule:* 12 hour shiftSupplemental Pay:* Signing bonusEducation:* Associate (Preferred)Experience:* Respiratory therapy: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* RRT (Required)* BLS Certification (Required)* RCP License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Franciscan Children's Hospital, Boston , Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (Full-Time, Day/Night Rotating) ($5000 Sign-On), Healthcare , Brighton, Massachusetts

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