Lawrence General Hospital Respiratory Therapist - Registered in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Lawrence General Hospital is looking for motivated, self-driven Licensed and Registered Respiratory Therapists who love to learn and function as integral members of the healthcare team. As an RT at Lawrence General Hospital, you will work under multiple therapist-driven protocols. You will attend patient care rounds where your input will not only be solicited but expected. You will function as a member of the Code Team, the Rapid Response Team and attend Level 3 infant deliveries. We operate a CAP accredited blood gas laboratory and are responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of blood samples that are analyzed in our lab. Lawrence General Hospital has recently implemented a brand-new fleet of ventilators, new blood gas analyzers and a new PFT machine.
Under the supervision of the Director of Respiratory Therapy, Supervisors and Charge Therapists, the RT is responsible for respiratory care delivery to the patient population. This requires the use of advanced practitioner skills to intervene in complex patient care situations for newborns through geriatrics. Responsibilities include critical care, general patient care assignments, and related patient care plans.
Education and Requirements:
Graduate with certification of completion from an approved training program in Respiratory Care.
Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from National Board of Respiratory Care required, however, we offer a comprehensive training program for recent graduates and CRTs, working toward their RRT.
BLS, ACLS and NRP are required.
Lawrence General Hospital is a private, non-profit community hospital providing the Merrimack Valley & southern New Hampshire regions with patient-centered, compassionate and quality health care for the whole family. For over 140 years, the dedicated doctors, nurses, and staff of Lawrence General have been committed to improving the health of the people and communities we serve.
LGH offers competitive pay, a robust benefit package, generous paid time off and free parking. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce