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Trinity Health Respiratory Therapist RRT / CRT NIGHTS FT in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

Coin join our Respiratory team at Mercy Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Of New England!

* SIGN ON BONUS $10,000 for new colleague *

Position Purpose

The Respiratory Therapist shall be responsible for the administration of respiratory care offered by the Respiratory Care Department

What you will do

  • Direct patient care services are provided to all ages of patients.

  • The therapist will serve as a technical resource person to the physicians and other health care workers, with regard to current practices in respiratory care in accordance with department policy and procedures.

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

  • 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)

  • Administers inhaled medications, bronchopulmonary

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

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

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Position Highlights and Benefits

  • This overnight position is 7p-7a for 5 or 6 shifts in a two week pay cycle

  • Requires every third weekend. Shift, weekend and holiday differentials apply!

  • * SIGN ON BONUS $10,000 for new colleague *

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

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