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Trinity Health RESPIRATORY THERAPIST CRT RRT - Per Diem in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


Come join our Respiratory team at Mercy Medical Center!

Position Purpose

Administers inhaled medications, bronchopulmonary drainage/hygiene therapies, and medical gases as prescribed

What you will do

  • Sets up, operates and manages patient care on respiratory related equipment such as mechanical ventilators, NIPPV/CPAP, or High Flow Oxygen devices; manages patients on invasive mechanical ventilation modes (AC, PSV, PC, APRV, Bi-level)

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments to gauge appropriateness and response to therapy

  • Educates patients and families on disease prevention, smoking cessation, treatment procedure and use of respiratory devices

  • Responds to medical emergency situations and coordinates the activities with other members of the response team

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Care, minimum of a two-year Associate's Degree

  • Current State of MA Respiratory Therapist License

  • Registered (RRT) or Certified (CRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

  • Advanced CPR for Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider (AHA or ARC) certification

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • Per diem all shifts

  • Shift, Weekend and Holiday differentials apply

Ministry/Facility Information

Mercy Medical Center has established itself as one of the leading providers of health care services in Western Massachusetts. Mercy Medical Center is a 182-bed acute care hospital in Springfield. Other facilities include Mercy's Rehabilitation Hospital, a comprehensive hospital-based rehabilitation center on the campus of Mercy Medical Center and Brightside for Families and Children, an outpatient service offering counseling and family support programs.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran