Respiratory Therapist, (Nights) Cambridge Inpatient (Part Time) - #292227

Partners Healthcare System


Date: 06/11/2021 18:30 PM

City: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Summary


Perform activities in diagnostic evaluation, therapy, life-sustaining techniques, and education of patients and families of all age groups, neonatal to geriatric. Require a high level of expertise in ventilator management and sophisticated diagnostic procedures.


Key Responsibilities



  • Perform respiratory procedures per established guidelines.
  • Clinical assessment is completed for all age groups, including breathing patterns, ABG interpretation, CSR, pulmonary waveforms, and other non-invasive monitoring.
  • Patient's clinical condition report is communicated effectively, including key plan of care.
  • Respiratory therapy consultation and support is provided to other healthcare team members.
  • Documentation and billing is completed per Meditech policy.
  • Respiratory devices and interventions are maintained per manufacturer and department guidelines.
  • Clinical resource support is provided daily for respiratory staff and facility.
  • Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.
  • PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.

Qualifications and Experience


Education/Degree


Required



  • Associate's Degree required.
  • For Senior Respiratory Therapist: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 5 years experience as Registered Respiratory Therapist required.

Preferred



  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Licensure


Required



  • Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Current Massachusetts Respiratory Care License.

Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)


Required



  • Basic and advanced respiratory skills.
  • BLS certified.
  • Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
  • Maintain variable work schedule to meet department needs. (evenings, holidays, weekends and travel).

Preferred



  • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.
  • Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.
  • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
  • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.
  • Attention to detail.

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