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Tufts Medicine Respiratory Therapist in Lowell, Massachusetts

Eligible for a sign on bonus of up to $10,000!

Hours: 36 hours a week.

This is a great opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist to be part of a Magnet recognized, community hospital, where our mission is to put patients first in everything we do. At Lowell General Hospital we have an ambitious vision to Be One of the Best Community Hospitals in America and the Respiratory Therapist will play an integral part in accomplishing this pursuit. The Respiratory Therapy team is highly respected across the organization – come work alongside an incredible group of professionals and with supportive management!

Job Description:

  • Effectively administers respiratory therapy treatment modalities, oxygen therapy, Bedside pulmonary function testing, pulse oximetry with exercise, EKG's, and other prescribed services.

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively apply the department's respiratory care protocols and to produce accurate documentation associated with these.

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively operate mechanical ventilators, respond to codes and traumas, and carry out other critical care duties specified by department policy.

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively draw and analyze blood gases, run quality controls and co-oximetry, perform computer entry, and perform other duties within the scope of the department's blood gas services.

  • Produces thorough and accurate documentation in department treatment

  • Cards and electronic medical records. This includes the Medication Administration record, Progress notes, power forms and ventilator monitoring, non-invasive ventilation, HHN/MDI treatment and oxygen therapy interventions

  • Demonstrates diligence and accuracy in computer charging and crediting.

Qualifications:

  • Mass License Required

  • RRT credential preferred

  • BLS and ACLS required

  • 2 years of critical care experience preferred

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits from day one

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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