Resp Therapy Assistant

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 177073-1A
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician

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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: 

In accordance with the state of Massachusetts Board of Respiratory Care Limited License (261 CMR section 3.07),  the respiratory therapy assistant(s)/respiratory tech may perform some functions (particularly with equipment preparations) normally performed by a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) or certified respiratory therapist (CRT).  Assists with staff training, equipment needs, storage,  transportation of equipment, and all other duties assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

 Education: High school Diploma Required

  • Licensure, Certification, Registration: BLS Preferred, Limited Student License
  • Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Must have ability to prioritize, organize assignments/tasks, detail oriented, and timely tasks completion.
  • Experience: Working with Hospital/Medical Equipment
  • RT Student: Completed First year from an approved respiratory therapy program preferred
  • NBRC: Must obtain NBRC credential CRT or RRT within 1 year of hire date   

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.