Respiratory Care Tech

Job Ref: 17619
Category: Respiratory
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Respiratory Therapy
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Day/Eve shift
Hours: 7A-7P

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director of Cardio/Pulmonary/Neurology/Sleep Disorders, provides a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory care services for in-patients and out-patients of all ages.

Minimum Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT) program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required.

Previous RTT experience strongly preferred.
Previous patient care experience preferred.
Appropriate clinical rotations during the RTT program are considered as satisfactory experience.

Licensure and/or Certification
Must have current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Respiratory Therapist.
CRTT from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
BLS healthcare provider required.
NPR certification required within 6 months of hire.

Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to make patients comfortable during procedures.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
Computer skills required.
Ability to maintain confidential information.