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Respiratory Care Practitioner - 24hr DaysApply Now Job ID 141792 Date posted 02/08/2017
This position reports directly to the Clinical Director 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
Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Certified Respiratory Therapist - Registered Respiratory Therapist Preferred
Current BLS certification with American Heart Association
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowlegde 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
3 years minimum as a Staff Respiratory Therapist with a focus on critical care
DAYS, 12hr shifts with every 3rd weekend.
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