Join Our Community Built on Care at Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center!
At Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center, we’ve created opportunities for growth that allows individuals to follow their passions and goals.
We are looking for Respiratory Therapists to be part of our Community Built on Care! As a critical member of the respiratory care department, you will
Administer and manage all ventilator care, continuous positive pressure breathing, weaning techniques, and artificial airway care and set-up changes and monitor associated equipment.
Administer therapeutic gases (oxygen and helium/oxygen), utilizing cannulas and masks and set-up, change, and monitor associated equipment.
Administer humidity and medications such as bronchodilators, antibiotics, utilizing cool and heated nebulization.
Perform chest physical therapy, chest percussions and vibrations, postural drainage, incentive exercises, and ambulation exercises as indicated.
Respond to all "Code Blue" and other emergency situations; perform and/or participate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. You may also assist with bedside surgical procedures.
Graduate of an Accredited Respiratory Therapy program is required.
Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
Maintains current licensure by the State of Massachusetts as a Respiratory Therapist.
BLS (American Heart Association) required upon hire. Maintains ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications once obtained. New hires are required to obtain BLS prior to providing direct care to patients. Additional certifications as listed are required within 1 year of employment.
A minimum of 2 years of Respiratory Therapy experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
Previous neonatal & pediatric experience is preferred. Must be able to put into practice, Service Excellence
Job Type: Full-time, Part-Time and Per Diem Positions Available
About MetroWest Medical Center
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been included in the 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
About Saint Vincent Hospital
Saint Vincent Hospital has been dedicated to providing quality health care to the central Massachusetts area for more than 125 years. We offer a whole new experience in healthcare by combining our advanced, state-of-the-art facility with our commitment to providing the best quality of life to the many members of our Worcester community.
From our advanced heart and vascular services to our comprehensive orthopedics and rehabilitation programs, our robust surgical facility including our da Vinci robotic surgery and CyberKnife technology to our comfortable and compassionate women & infants programs - you don't have to travel far for high-quality health care.
We're right here, in the heart of Worcester.
We offer a market-competitive and comprehensive benefits package including 401(k) savings plan, income replacement, medical, vision, dental, life insurance after the 31st day of employment, paid time off program, online educational program and employee stock purchase plan.
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About Tenet Healthcare
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.