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Trinity Health Registered Respiratory Therapist, 36 hrs/wk - Nights in Hartford, Connecticut

Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Night Shift

Description:Come join our Respiratory team at Saint Francis Hospital, part of Trinity Health Of New England! We are a member of the nationwide Trinity Health family bringing compassionate care to our communities.

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The Registered Respiratory Therapist shall be responsible for the administration of respiratory care offered by the Respiratory Care Department. These direct patient care services are provided to all ages of patients. They shall function clinically with a considerable amount of independent judgment regarding the delivery of quality patient care. 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.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Great benefits and Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Respiratory Care Department

Work Hours/Shift:

This overnight position is 7p-7a for three shifts per week, total 36hrs per week. Requires every third weekend. Shift, weekend and holiday differentials apply! We offer great benefits!

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Administers inhaled medications, bronchopulmonary drainage/hygiene therapies, and medical gases as prescribed

  • Technical Familiarity: 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)

  • Excellent Communicator: Performs initial and ongoing assessments to gauge appropriateness and response to therapy

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

  • Active Teamwork: Responds to medical emergency situations for all age populations and coordinates the activities with other members of the response team

Requirements:

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

  • Current State of CT Respiratory Care Practitioner License

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC). Certified RT may be considered but must get RRT within 6 months.

  • Thorough knowledge of the procedures and patient care techniques involved in the delivery of respiratory care

  • At least one year clinical experience, preferred

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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