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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Baystate Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Respiratory
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: ThirdResp. TherapistSIGN ON BONUS! $6,000!Baystate Health, western Massachusetts's premier healthcare provider, is looking for a Respiratory Therapist to join the Noble Hospital team! Applicants with at least one year Respiratory Therapy experience will earn an additional bonus of $6,000, paid in full through their first year!POSITION BENEFITS:

  • Abundance of training
  • Career development, CEU allowance and Loan reimbursement
  • Comprehensive benefits package with low cost medical/dental
  • Robust paid time off
  • Baystate takes the safety of employees and patients very seriously and is adhering to all PPE and safety guidelines for Covid-19.
  • Baystate offers a supportive work environment, which allows the care team to provide optimal patient careNoble Hospital:Baystate Noble Hospital (Baystate Noble) is a 85-bed acute care community hospital helping people in the Greater Westfield community and offers direct access to world-class technology, diagnostics, and specialists.Together, we passionately work to ensure that you have access to exceptional healthcare, close to home. Our skilled and compassionate nurses and medical support staff offer an ideal combination of "high tech" and "high touch," complementing an outstanding team of doctors. The newly-renovated Fowler Unit provides behavioral health services such as suicide screening and assessments.POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, the Respiratory Therapists perform a variety of duties involving all aspects of Respiratory Care. In doing so, maintain and monitor a variety of equipment for both infants and adults, obtain arterial blood gas samples, assist in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, perform EKG tracings and keep accurate records of all patient therapies.In addition, the Respiratory Therapist will:
    • Maintain a performance that reflects knowledge in theory, methods, techniques, skills, and behaviors required to achieve high-quality results in a variety of ages in patients.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of daily operations of the department including, but not limited to, policies and procedures for R.C. modalities, safety, and infection control.
    • Consistently strive for a high level of excellence in respiratory care by suggestion the most beneficial modality of therapy, while keeping in mind patient comfort, safety and potential patient improvement.
    • Consistently act as a role model through clinical excellence and patient assessment skills.
    • Respect the patient's right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality.Ideal Applicants will:
      • Have the ability to work cooperatively with a team of people, whether peers or other members of the health care profession, family or vendors.
      • Maintains a complete knowledge in the principles of anatomy and physiology, gas laws, and acid-base balance, pathology of basic lung diseases, and pharmacology.For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.You Belong At BaystateAt Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.Education:Associate of Arts (Required)Certifications:Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association, Basic Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association, Certified Respiratory Therapist - Other, Registered Respiratory Therapist - OtherEqual Employment Opportunity EmployerBaystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Baystate Health, Springfield , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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