Respiratory Therapist

Job Ref: 22154
Category: Respiratory
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Respiratory Therapy
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours: 7AM TO 7PM 7PM TO 7AM

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 patient and out patients of all ages.

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

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

Licensure and/or Certification
Must have current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Respiratory Therapist.
RRT 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.