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Respiratory Technician

Company: Wellforce
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Looking to gain more experience within Respiratory Therapy? Lowell General Hospital is looking for a Respiratory Technician to join their incredible team! This is a fantastic opportunity to work and learn alongside our experience Respiratory Therapist and management. Duties and Responsibilities: + Maintain current knowledge in areas of respiratory therapy treatment modalities, oxygen delivery, mechanical ventilator management, diagnostic procedures (e.g., blood gas sampling and analysis, bedside pulmonary function testing, pulse oximetry, EKG's), BCLS, function and troubleshooting of respiratory therapy equipment, computer entry, organizational and verbal skill to produce complete and appropriate documentation, ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively with patients, family members, and hospital personnel. + Duties are limited to areas covered by Massachusetts RC limited permit. + Effectively administers respiratory therapy treatment modalities, oxygen therapy, bedside pulmonary function testing, and pulse oximetry with exercise, EKG's, and other prescribed services + Ability to effectively apply the department's respiratory care protocols and to produce accurate documentation associated with these protocols. + Demonstrates ability to effectively operate mechanical ventilators, respond to codes and traumas, and carry out other critical care duties specified by department policy and allowed under limited permit. + Showcase ability to effectively draw and analyze blood gases, run quality controls and co-oximetry, perform computer entry, and perform other duties within the scope of the department's blood gas services. + Produces thorough and accurate documentation in department treatment cards, and Electronic medical records. This includes the Medication Administration record, Progress notes, powerforms and ventilator monitoring, non-invasive ventilation, HHN/MDI treatment and oxygen therapy interventions + Demonstrates diligence and accuracy in computer charging and crediting Qualifications: + Massachusetts RT Limited permit, required + BLS, Required What We Offer: + Competitive salaries & benefits from day one of employment + 403(b) retirement plan with company match + Tuition reimbursement + Free on-campus parking About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Wellforce, Lowell , Respiratory Technician, Professions , Lowell, Massachusetts

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