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Berkshire Health Systems Certified Respiratory Therapist in North Adams, Massachusetts

Certified Respiratory Therapist - Full Time - Day Shift & Night Shift About Us: With its scenic natural beauty, the Berkshires serves as a source of inspiration for many and fosters a unique and vibrant community. Generations of families have come to the Berkshires for a weekend, a week, or a lifetime. Some seek rest and renewal while others seek quality of life and meaning. As the largest employer in Berkshire County, Berkshire Health Systems plays a vital role in the lives of both visitors and residents alike. At Berkshire Health Systems, we know that overall wellness is the result of healthy families, healthy environments, and healthy communities, not just excellent medical care. Therefore, we support our patients beyond the hospital, clinic, or medical office. We recognize that each of our patients has unique needs and challenges. We strive to make each experience with BHS one that is welcoming, personalized, and convenient for the patient. We make connections and promote community services that give patients the tools to live healthier lives. Responsibilities and Requirements Primary Function -Work with the ICU/CCU/ED/MED/SURG personnel to provide responsive state of the art respiratory care -Work with the same personnel in the development and implementation of patient centered care -Work in a cooperative and supportive manner with Physicians, Staff, and Directors of the ICU/CCU/ED/MED/SURG Units and Respiratory Therapy to achieve that goal Position Qualifications Experience -Six months Staff Therapist experience preferred but not required Education and Training -Graduate of AMA approved program of Respiratory Therapy at the Certification level -On a yearly basis meet all hospital mandatory education requirements License, Certification & Registration -MARTL - MA Respiratory Therapist license -NBRC-CRT-National Board Respiratory Care CRT -CPR Other Requirements -Highly effective and positive interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal -Effective problem solving, team building skills, willingness to participate in the education process both as a student and provider of education -Ability to vary shift hours and days to meet schedule needs Benefits Berkshire Health Systems offers one of the most comprehensive Benefit Plans you can find! This includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Pension Plan and much more Berkshire Health Systems supports diversity in our workforce.