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Beth Israel Lahey Health Internal Temporary Traveler Respiratory Therapist Program in Burlington, Massachusetts

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:

Temporary

Scheduled Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

The Internal Temporary Traveler Respiratory Therapist Staffing Program participant adheres to the agreed upon parameters of the program. The 90 day assignment hours are 36 hours or 24 Hours per week; includes every other weekend and holiday rotations. Day and Night shifts available.

Requires a minimum of 2 years of experience

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Manager of Respiratory Therapy and receives day to day oversight from the Respiratory Supervisors. The Respiratory Care Practitioner performs respiratory care related duties to all age groups. The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for direct patient care within their scope of services in accordance with state licensure, and the Registration Board of Respiratory Care. The Respiratory Care Practitioner works under physician orders, follows departmental and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center policies. The Respiratory Care Practitioner utilizes a high level of critical thinking skills, must have the ability to apply the appropriate best-practice, be objective and receptive to others’ points of view with regard to patient care issues.

Education:

Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Massachusetts License

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist – Registered Respiratory Therapist Preferred

  • Current ACLS needs to be obtained within three months of employment

  • RRT is required, but can apply as CRT and must obtain RRT within a year.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Minimal Computer skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of PC’s.

Excellent Oral and Written Communication skills.

Ability to impart specialized clinical and medical information to members of the health care team; physician, nurses

Experience:

Experience as a Staff Respiratory Therapist with a focus on critical care preferred

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 (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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