Cape Cod Hospital Respiratory Therapist in Hyannis, Massachusetts

Respiratory Therapist

Department:

Respiratory Therapy

Schedule:

Per-diem

Shift:

Day/Evening/Night

Hours:

Per diem hours, rot days, occ w/e, occ hol

Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital. PURPOSE OF POSITION: Provides respiratory care to patients. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assess, initiate and administer appropriate respiratory therapies as ordered by the physician. · Administer CPT, IS, MNeb, NTSuction, MDI, US and IPPB treatments. · Provide oxygen, aerosol and tent support. 2. Initiate and provide ventilatory support. · Includes in-house and transport patients. 3. Perform diagnostic procedures. · Includes ABG analysis and bedside spirometries. 4. Respond and support respiratory/cardiac codes and emergencies · Perform CPR, intubation and arterial puncture. 5. Initiate and support hemodynamic monitoring. · Assist in insertion and monitoring of PA lines and arterial lines. · Perform cardiac outputs, cardiovascular workups and maintain ICP monitors. 6. Perform other work related duties as requested/assigned. 7. Attend seminars and educational programs to enhance professional growth and meet the needs of the patients served. Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Healthcare's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Job Code 6216 for those with RRT/Job Code 8246 for those with CRT or Per diem · Ability to read, write and communicate in English. · Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). · Massachusetts state licensure in Respiratory Therapy. Current BLS certification. · Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification within 6 months of hire and maintain certification bi-annually. · Copy of highest level degree and/or transcript in a clinical field or specialty, If no degree a copy of high school diploma.

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