RESPIRATORY THERAPIST- ENTRY
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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe MGH Respiratory Care Department is a world-renowned leader in the field. The respiratory therapists are primarily focused on acute and critical respiratory care applications. They provide all aspects of mechanical ventilation including NPPV and HFOV, as well as, the monitoring and managing of patients with various artificial airways. Respiratory therapists administer nitric oxide, heliox, aerosolized antibiotics and are member sof the MGH Code and Trauma Teams. The neonatal/pediatric respiratory therapists administer surfactant, respond to high-risk deliveries, perform endotracheal intubations, and participate in some air and ground transports. The ECMO respiratory therapists initiate, manage and wean both adult and neonatal/pediatric ECMO cases. Clinical assignments include one of the 9 intensive care units, a respiratory acute care unit, the emergency room or general care floors. Our staff members are actively involved in departmental quality improvement and clinical research projects.
Active Massachusetts state licensee, Registered or registry eligible by the National Board for Respiratory Care. If registry-eligible, must become registered within six-months of hire. Associates in Applied Science (minimum), Bachelors degree, preferred Interested candidates should be self-motivated individuals, capable of working independently. Our staff members are actively involved in departmental quality improvement and clinical research projects. They participate in a team-oriented approach to work scheduling, and annual peer performance appraisalsntly and communicating effectively with others. Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.