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Beth Israel Lahey Health Respiratory Technician Student, Per Diem in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by delivering respiratory services as part of the multidisciplinary clinical team, This clinical staff position will have an impact on improving quality and safety and patient satisfaction by providing accurate and thorough respiratory services to the patients at every encounter.

Job Description:

Education Required: Enrolled in an Associates of Science degree in Respiratory Care with limited license credentials

Experience Preferred: Previous hospital or patient care



  • Limited permit that is registered or registry eligible.

  • Must receive Massachusetts license within two years of hire.



As part of the Respiratory team and under the supervision of fully licensed respiratory therapist, the Respiratory Therapy Technician:

  • Provides basic respiratory therapy services which includes, but is not limited to, chest physical therapy and nebulizer treatments.

  • Delivers respiratory medications to the patient as prescribed by physician orders.

  • Sterilizes equipment or coordinates with Central Sterile Management to do so.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment to enhance patient satisfaction and a culture of safety.

  • Responds to supply/equipment issues in a timely manner to ensure availability of equipment and to maximize its useful life.

  • Responds to medical emergencies such as “Code 99” and rapid response team calls.

  • Conducts arterial blood gases by drawing blood on the patient, analyzes the results and making recommendations to appropriate clinician.

  • Documents patient assessment, treatments and interaction in the electronic medical records system.

  • In collaboration with a licensed Respiratory Therapist, performs functions excluded by their limited permit.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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