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Respiratory Therapist (CRT) - Respiratory Care

Requisition ID:

22156748

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details:

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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.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

Job Summary

New grad, entry level practitioner of respiratory care. Therapist at this level provides basic respiratory care to patients with some supervision and guidance.  They will
perform the therapy, management, rehabilitation, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities which affect the cardiopulmonary system and associated aspects of other system functions. 

Also administers respiratory therapy to include administering oxygen and other medical gases, aerosolized medications, positive pressure breathing devices, ventilators, resuscitation devices, etc.  Performs pulmonary diagnostic procedures and assessments.  Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s individual age specific needs and to provide individualized age specific treatments and care.

Demonstrates efficiency across clinical/critical care settings to provide quality service to patient care units through communication, cooperation and collaboration with heath care team. Participates in additional training and/or certification courses to develop expertise and skills toward certification as RRT. Requires: 0-3 years of experience; Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) granted by The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). RRT certification required within 6 months of hire.
 

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred from an AMA approved Respiratory program.
  •  Valid State of Connecticut Respiratory Care Practitioner license
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) granted by The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • BLS /ACLS Certified
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) granted by The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required after 6 months of employment based on guidelines implemented by the NRBC on July 1, 2002 unless otherwise documented and agreed upon by Director and Human Resources

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 

 
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