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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 151987-1A
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2019
Winchester Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Associates of Science degree in Respiratory Care with Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials required. Six months experience as a Respiratory Therapist in an acute care setting preferred. Good clinical, communication and interpersonal skills required. Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team desired. Must possess good technical aptitude to understand and operate highly complex medical equipment. Assesses, plans, organizes and administers respiratory therapy diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in accordance with physicians' treatment plans. Ensures operation and maintenance of all respiratory therapy equipment.
Basic computer skills
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid State of Massachusetts Registered Therapist License
Registered Respiratory Therapist credential
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Basic Life Support (BLS)
Per diem as needed by department
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.