Respiratory Therapist

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 152086-1A
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2018

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly 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

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

 The Respiratory Therapist provides Respiratory care to all age groups  including neonates, pediatrics, adult and geriatrics.  The successful candidate will be responsible for  providing all modes of respiratory therapy using therapist driven protocols ,along with arterial blood gas collection and analysis.  The candidate will also be responsible for  Critical Care of the adult patient , using the  ABCDE protocol for weaning ventilator patients, V60 BiPAP machines, Bronchoscopy assists and emergency airway management.  They will be working in a Level II SCN providing Bubble CPAP and short term vent management.  .  Along with inpatient therapy, the Respiratory Department provides services to the Emergency Department, Inpatient Psychiatric floor and outpatient services.

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed, rotating shifts.

About Us

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.

Qualifications

Education: 

Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy

Licensure/Certification

Massachusetts License

CRT/RRT preferred

Current BLS

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Excellent Interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of PC’s

Ability to impart specialized clinical and medical information to members of the healthcare team

Able to work independently