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Spaulding Rehabilitation Respiratory Therapist RT in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Respiratory Therapist RT - ( 3285823 )

Description

Respiratory Therapists Needed for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital - Charlestown, MA

Schedule: 36 hours.

Shift: Night shift, 7 pm - 7:30 am. Every Other W/E. E/O Holiday. On call.

Why Choose Mass General Brigham? Mass General Brigham is committed to serving the community. We are dedicated to enhancing patient care, teaching, and research and taking a leadership role in an integrated healthcare system. We recognize that increasing value and continuously improving quality are essential to maintaining excellence.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Perform respiratory procedures per established guidelines.

  • Airway management, tracheostomy tube care, and assessment of patients for downsizing the trach tubes, use of speaking valves, capping, and decannulation.

  • Weaning from mechanical ventilation.

  • Hospital-to-home ventilator DC teaching

  • Hospital-to-home tracheostomy DC teaching

  • High Flow Oxygen Therapy.

  • Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Perform emergency re-cannulation and routine tracheostomy tube changes.

  • Initiation and monitoring of non-invasive ventilation, CPAP, and Bi-PAP therapy.

  • Analyze blood samples in the POC lab.

  • Bronchoscopy assistance with a pulmonologist.

  • Assists with ENT Clinic upper airway airway assessment.

  • Clinical assessment is completed for all age groups, including breathing patterns, ABG interpretation, CSR, pulmonary waveforms, and other non-invasive monitoring.

  • The patient’s clinical condition report, including the critical care plan, is communicated effectively.

  • Respiratory therapy consultation and support are provided to other healthcare team members.

  • Documentation and billing are completed per EMR policy.

  • Respiratory devices and interventions are maintained per manufacturer and department guidelines.

  • Clinical resource support is provided daily for respiratory staff and the facility.

Qualifications

Education/Degree

Required

  • Associate’s Degree required.

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 is required—Microsoft Office applications preferred, with the ability to learn new software.

  • Maintain variable work schedule to meet department needs. (evenings, holidays, weekends, and travel).

Preferred

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, working with diverse populations.

  • Work independently, be self-directed, and contribute as a team member.

  • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

  • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

  • Attention to detail.

EEO Statement:

Spaulding Rehabilitation is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Primary Location : MA-Charlestown-SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

Work Locations :

SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

300 1st Avenue

Charlestown 02129

Job : Respiratory Therapist

Organization : Spaulding Hospital–Boston & Cambridge(SRN,SRH,SHC)

Schedule : Part-time

Standard Hours: : 36

Shift : Night Job

Posted Shift Description: : One posted for 36 hr night shift. Every other weekend and holiday. On call

Employee Status : Regular

Recruiting Department: : SRH Respiratory Services

Job Posting : Apr 11, 2024

Req ID: 3285823

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