Respiratory Therapist - Potential $8000.00 sign on bonus

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 160270-1B
Date Posted: Jun 26, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

Addison Gilbert Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy. 

About the Job

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.

Currently offering an $8000.00 sign on bonus for experienced theraists, prorated for part time.

Scheduled Hours

36 hours per week, night shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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