RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - Per Diem

PT/OT/Speech Therapy Marlborough, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital


Everyone is a Caregiver

 

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 201444

Title: Respiratory Therapy

Posting Date: 12/19/2019

Unit: Respiratory Therapy

Shift: Per Diem - Mixed Shifts (12hr Shifts)

Location: UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital strives to be the community hospital of choice for patients and the workplace of choice for health care professionals and physicians. We serve as a role model in the community by promoting healthy lifestyle habits such as a tobacco and smoke free campus.

Summary: Under the supervision of the Manager of Respiratory Therapy Services, provides direct patient care services and other related functions in support of the Respiratory Department and all areas of the hospital.  Performs independently within the scope of the department policies.  Responsible for the safe and effective respiratory patient care, under physician orders, as required for age groups: infants, children, adolescents, adults, geriatric, frail and elderly patients.  Performs diagnostic tests including pulmonary function tests and arterial blood gas drawing and analysis, according to departmental policy and procedures.

Qualifications: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Graduate of Respiratory Therapy Program. Certification in Respiratory Therapy required. Registered Respiratory Therapy preferred. BLS required and ACLS preferred. Preferred minimum of two-year clinical experience. Displays good communication skills, initiative, versatility, and positive interpersonal skills. Normal visual acuity and manual dexterity, including color vision for perceiving changes in the skin. Ability to lift, carry, push, pull, stoop and reach for equipment, supplies and patients up to 50 pounds without assistance, over 50 pounds with mechanical or other personnel assistance OR equivalent combination of the above. One + days per week in the PFT lab


Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.