Respiratory Care Practitioner - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 171219-1A
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary: 

This position reports directly to the Manager of 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.

Education:

Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy.

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Massachusetts License
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist – Registered Respiratory Therapist Preferred
  • Current BLS certification

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Minimal Computer skills

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

 

Experience:  

Experience as a Staff Respiratory Therapist with a focus on critical care preferred

Respiratory Care Practitioner - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible
 
The Respiratory Care Practitioner role is now eligible for up to a $5,000 sign on bonus. There is an opportunity to receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus for full-time hires working full time schedules. Important Details: Bonuses are paid out 50% at 6-months and 50% after 1-Year and are subject to applicable taxes. Full time status at BILH is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Employee must be in good standing to receive the bonus. Current BILH employees do not qualify for this bonus. This program is subject to change at any point.
 
Any part-time positions will be pro-rated based off the full-time bonus amount.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.