Respiratory Therapist | Per Diem

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 2 weeks ago

Respiratory Therapist

Per Diem

Job ID: 151400RTPD06182021

Day Kimball Healthcare is Hiring Respiratory Therapist!

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Department: Respiratory

Position Type: Staff Per Diem Day Shift

Respiratory Therapist Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Respiratory Clinical Manager, the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) will perform all the duties of a Respiratory Therapist; i.e., aerosol therapy, IPPB, CPT, ABG's, oxygen therapy, ventilator care, resuscitations, overnight oximetry, and sleep studies, etc. In addition, will participate in continuing education and department programs as required; i.e., orientation of new employees, involvement in Pulmonary Rehab, Asthmatic Clinic, community lung screenings, etc.


Respiratory Therapist Essential Responsibilities:
  • Performs, but is not limited to, all the following respiratory procedures: aerosol therapy, IPPB, CPT, ABG's, oxygen therapy, overnight oximetry, sleep studies, mechanical ventilator care, resuscitations; adult and neonatal.

  • Clinical assessment on all patients on respiratory services with appropriate recommendations to attending or ordering physicians.

  • Actively participates in department inservice educational programs.

  • Flexible and willing to rotate shifts or work odd schedules as needed.

  • Orients new employees and/or students to department as requested.

  • Acts as a resource of respiratory clinical area in absence of manager.

  • Participates in clinical research projects and programs as requested.

Respiratory Therapist Education Qualifications:
  • Currently licensed in the state of Connecticut required.

  • Associates degree from an accredited respiratory therapy program required.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by NBRC required.

  • Current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification or equivalent within 3 months of hire required.

Respiratory Therapist Experience Qualifications:
  • Two years experience in an acute care facility as a respiratory therapist preferred.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Day Kimball is a smoke free environment.

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