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Emerson Hospital Respiratory Therapist in Concord, Massachusetts

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 Education 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.

Experience 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.

Skills 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.