Children's Hospital Boston Respiratory Therapist I (full time - 36 or 40 hours) in Boston, Massachusetts

47937BRTitle:Respiratory Therapist I (full time - 36 or 40 hours)Department:Patient Services-Respiratory TherapyAutoReqId:47937BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Shift:RotatingJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Respiratory Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Registered Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for:

  • Administering respiratory care and assisted ventilation to infants and children with acute and chronic disease states in all areas of the hospital, following prescribed treatment.

  • Applying and monitoring mechanical ventilation.

  • Providing respiratory therapy in critical care, inpatient, outpatient and emergency settings.

  • Providing patient care in assigned clinical area and completes associated duties.

  • Communicating with care team, patients and their family members, and co-workers.

  • Participating in professional development and opportunities for advancement within departmental career ladder, including ECMO specialist positions.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy is required.

  • Recent graduate of a BS Degree Respiratory Therapy program, or two years of recent Respiratory Therapist experience in a Tertiary Hospital preferred.

  • Credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Licensed by the State of MA.

  • NICU, PICU experience, preferred. NPS, PALS, NRP, ACLS preferred.

This position is eligible for full time benefits

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston