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Trinity Health REGISTERED/CERTIFIED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST- Per Diem Nights in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:Part timeShift:12 Hour Night Shift

Description:Come join our Respiratory team at Mercy Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Of New England! We are a member of the nationwide Trinity Health family


Sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment and aerosolized drugs to be utilized while providing physician ordered tests and treatments related to the cardiopulmonary system of patients who are medically unstable. Records treatments and test information.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Great benefits and Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Respiratory Therapy Department

Work Hours/Shift:

  • per diem on Nights generally 7p-7a-- shift and weekend differentials apply!

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care : Administers inhaled medications, bronchopulmonary drainage/hygiene therapies, and medical gases as prescribed

  • Technical Familiarity: Sets up, operates and manages patient care on respiratory related equipment such as mechanical ventilators, NIPPV/CPAP, or High Flow Oxygen devices; m anages patients on invasive mechanical ventilation modes (AC, PSV, PC, APRV, Bi-level)

  • Excellent Communicator : Performs initial and ongoing assessments to gauge appropriateness and response to therapy

  • Strong Educator: Educates patients and families on disease prevention, smoking cessation, treatment procedure and use of respiratory devices

  • Active Teamwork : Responds to medical emergency situations for all age populations and coordinates the activities with other members of the response team


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Care, minimum of a two-year Associate's Degree

  • Current State of MA Respiratory Therapist License

  • Registered (RRT) or Certified (CRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

  • Advanced CPR for Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider (AHA or ARC) certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification

  • Thorough knowledge of the procedures and patient care techniques involved in the delivery of respiratory care

  • At least one year clinical experience, preferred

    About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.