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Respiratory Therapist

Middlebury, VT

Posted: 06/28/2024 Job Category: Healthcare Job Number: 27515989

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a junior level Respiratory Therapist for a 45-bed hospital located in Middlebury, Vermont.
Job Title: Respiratory Therapist (Junior Level) ** Up to $7, 500 Signing Bonus ** Depends upon experience and additional terms and conditions apply Description of Position Position Schedule: Currently offering either day or night shifts. Each shift is 12 hours with a typical work week consisting of three days per week. Weekends and holidays are rotating.
This position does not support visa sponsorships
Job Responsibilities: To plan, implement, and perform respiratory care, both diagnostic and therapeutic regimes, for the care of patients for whom services are indicated;including:
  • Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Operation, maintenance, and management of related equipment, including mechanical ventilators
  • Patient transportation (internal, external, as staffing allows)
  • Blood gas drawing, analysis, and interpretation
  • Sampling blood from invasive cardiovascular lines
  • Artificial airway management
  • Aerosolized drug administration
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Humidity therapy
  • Continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP)
  • Bilevel CPAP
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Pulmonary function testing (bedside and in diagnostic lab)
  • Incentive spirometry (IS)
  • Chest Physiotherapy and airway clearance techniques
  • Patient assessment
  • Patient education
  • Effective communication with other departments
  • Operation of all equipment in accordance with department policy
  • Equipment disinfection
  • Quality control of all equipment
  • Active participation in the department's Quality Assurance Program
  • Participation in in-service education program
  • Other duties as assigned
There is no ICU within the hospital facility, so there will be a diversity of patients. Qualification, Training, and Experience Required for Position:
  • Associate degree from AMA approved program for Respiratory Care
  • Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist or eligibility to take the NBRC written examination within one year of hire
  • Prior to start date, must have State of Vermont Respiratory Therapy Licensure
  • Reliable transporation (limited local public transportation available)
Beneficial But Not Essential for Position:
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and NRP certification preferred
  • At least one year of work history as a Respiratory Therapist in hospital setting
  • Ability to work independently
Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades.
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