Respiratory - Baystate Health

Req#: R16569
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Respiratory
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Third

Job Requirements:

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 1) Performance reflects knowledge in theory, methods, techniques, skills and behaviors required to achieve high quality results in a variety of ages in patients.  Demonstrates competence in all respiratory care procedures in areas within their realm of responsibility 95-98% of the time.


 2) Maintains a complete knowledge in the principles of anatomy and physiology, gas laws, and acid base balance, pathology of basic lung diseases, and pharmacology 80% of the time.


 3) Demonstrates knowledge of daily operations of department including, but not limited to, polices and procedures for R.C. modalities, safety, and infection control.


 4) Consistently strives for a high level of excellence in respiratory care by suggesting most beneficial modality of therapy, while keeping in mind patient comfort, safety and potential patient improvement (outcome) on that therapy 95% of the time.


 5) Demonstrates knowledge of theory, equipment and clinical situations by applying it to new equipment and/or new and unusual situations 90% of the time.


 6) The preparation and ability to meet organizational, personal and professional commitments.  Willingness to accept responsibility for decisions made and to be accountable for the same 95% of the time.


 7) Consistently acts as a role model through clinical excellence and patient assessment skills 95% of the time.


 8) Respects patients right to privacy,dignity and confidentiality 100% of the time.  Identifies self to patient and informs patient of procedure to be performed 100% of the time.


 9) Ability to work cooperatively with a team of people, whether peers or other members of the health care profession 95-98% of the time.


10) Deals with positively in the work areas by exhibiting courtesy, control of emotions and understanding to patients, visitors, peers, supervisors and other members of the health care team 100% of the time. 


Unless otherwise required by certification, licensure, or registration, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the minimally required education and/or experience listed in the Qualifications section below.

Minimally Required Education: If none required select “none required”.

Associate's Degree

Preferred Education:  


Bachelor's Degree


Minimally Required Experience: If none required select “none required”.

None Required

Preferred Experience:

One or more years


None Required


RT in Massachusetts – Required

CRT – Required

Registered RT – Preferred

CPR – Required

ACLS – Preferred

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Associates of Science: Respiratory Therapy (Required)


Basic Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association, Certified Respiratory Care – American Association of Respiratory Care, Registered Respiratory Therapist – Other, Registered Respiratory Therapist – State of Massachusetts

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