Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 173977-1A
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
About the Job
Education Required: Associates of Science degree in Respiratory Care
Experience Preferred: Six months experience as a Respiratory Therapist in an acute care setting
Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team
· Basic computer skills
· Acute Care Respiratory experience
Experience in Pulmonary Rehab
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
· Valid State of
Massachusetts Registered Therapist License
· Registered Respiratory
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
FMC - ACLS
POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Neonates, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults,
Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements: Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both
Schedule requirements: Weekend and holiday rotation
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS
FMC – Services outpatients only in a rehab setting.
performed at this location does not involve: bedside work, critical care,
emergency room and/or pediatric care.
and manages the care of pulmonary rehab patients from first point of contact
thru patient’s discharge
with multi-discipline team to provide pulmonary rehab services to patients
and maintains an individualized treatment plan for each pulmonary rehab patient
in collaboration with the Medical Director.
extensive patient education, monitors vital signs during exercise and monitors
patient progress toward exercise goals.
a daily patient exercise report as well as multi-session and discharge reports.
Pulmonary Rehab Liaison for Winchester Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehab program
Employee Health and Infection Prevention: Performs respiratory fit tests on staff
Hours: 36/ Fulltime, Nught Shift, $8000.00 Sign On Bonus.
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.