Respiratory Therapist, 36 hrs, Night Shift, $8000.00 Sign On Bonus

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 173977-1A
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required:  Associates of Science degree in Respiratory Care

Experience Preferred: Six months experience as a Respiratory Therapist in an acute care setting

 

Other Skills/Knowledge:

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

Preferred:

·  Basic computer skills

·  Acute Care Respiratory experience

FMC –
Experience in Pulmonary Rehab

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS

Required:

·        Valid State of
Massachusetts Registered Therapist License

·        Registered Respiratory
Therapist credential

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: 

Hospital -
BLS

FMC - ACLS

POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

Hospital: 
 
    Neonates, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults,
Geriatrics   
    

FMC:
       
  
 
Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Professional Commitment
Requirements: 
Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both

On-call:  

Hospital: 
Required

FMC: 
N/A

Schedule requirements: Weekend and holiday rotation

 

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS 

FMC –  Services outpatients only in a rehab setting. 

·     
 
The work
performed at this location does not involve:  bedside work, critical care,
emergency room and/or pediatric care.

·     
 
Coordinates
and manages the care of pulmonary rehab patients from first point of contact
thru patient’s discharge

·     
 
Collaborates
with multi-discipline team to provide pulmonary rehab services to patients

·     
 
Develops
and maintains an individualized treatment plan for each pulmonary rehab patient
in collaboration with the Medical Director. 

·     
 
Provides
extensive patient education, monitors vital signs during exercise and monitors
patient progress toward exercise goals. 

·     
 
Completes
a daily patient exercise report as well as multi-session and discharge reports.
 

·     
 
Serves as
Pulmonary Rehab Liaison for Winchester Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehab program

Employee Health and Infection Prevention:  Performs respiratory fit tests on staff

Shift

Shift: Nights

Hours: 36/ Fulltime, Nught Shift, $8000.00 Sign On Bonus.

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.