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Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID:

20157712

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: Schedule 7p-7a 2x per week 11p-7a 2x per week Eve/night shift

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, in accordance with physician orders.

 

Professional Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist who provides direct and indirect patient care based on area(s) assigned, addressing the age appropriate needs of all patients.


Follows respiratory department philosophies, policies and procedures, and provides appropriate education and support for family members. Administers respiratory care modalities including, but not limited to, mechanical ventilation management, oxygen therapy, aerosolized medication delivery, BiPAP/CPAP and emergency care.


Ability to compile data from various sources and to analyze and interpret the data in order to provide alternatives and make recommendations.

        

Qualifications


  • Certification with the National Board for Respiratory Care
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner license in the state of Connecticut
  • Completion of clinical rotations
  • Certification in BLS and ACLS


 

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