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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

S-Resp. Ther.New Bedford, MAAllied HealthPay Grade: SC022Full-time, Evening/Night shifts, weekend & holiday rotation, 7:15pm-7:15amReq # 72096

Work for One of the World's Best Hospitals!

For 3 consecutive years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World's Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

**$5,000 new hire sign-on bonus for this position. (rehires termed more than 1 year also eligible)**

  • Hours: 36hrs
  • Shift: Evening/Night shift with weekend and holiday rotation; 7:15pm-7:15am; Rotation to all shifts as needed; Position requires applicant to work at either Charlton Memorial Hospital and/or St. Luke's Hospital as needed up to position hours
  • Location: St. Luke's Hospital - New Bedford, MA

    We are searching for a Respiratory Therapist to perform diversified duties in administering and monitoring Respiratory Care Services according to Physician's orders. Services including but not limited to; Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), sputum induction, breathing exercises, medication delivery, fit testing, Tuberculosis (TB) testing, blood sampling and analysis, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), airway management, bronchoscopy assistance, evaluation and assessment, protocol implementation, patient and family education, smoking cessation, non-invasive and invasive mechanical ventilation, airway management, heliox therapy, oxygen therapy, holter monitoring, Electrocardiogram (EKG) testing and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT).

    Position requires applicant to work at either Charlton Memorial Hospital and/or St. Luke's Hospital as needed up to position hours.

    Education and/or Experience Requirements:

    • Graduate of an approved program for Respiratory Care is required; an Associate's degree is preferred.
    • CRT is required, RRT is preferred.
    • Valid license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Respiratory Care is required.
    • One (1) year of acute and chronic respiratory care experience is preferred.

      Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and COVID 19 and provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.

      Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

      Together We Are More.

      • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern
      • Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
        We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.

        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
          Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

          *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.

          **Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

          Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than medicine!

          Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , Respiratory Therapist, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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