Respiratory Care Technician

  • Anna Jaques Hospital
  • Newburyport, MA, USA
  • Jun 18, 2021

Job Description

All shifts Per-diem, shifts vary Req # 5174 Roles and Responsibilities Under Supervision, performs patient assessments and follow-up progress notes with attention to evaluating the patient's response to therapy or the need for modification of therapy. Working knowledge of Respiratory care protocols. Demonstrates a working knowledge of all respiratory care equipment. Under Supervision, performs arterial blood gas sampling on all age-specific populations. In addition, conducts A-line sampling, cord pH sampling, and scalp pH analysis. Under Supervision, applies mechanical ventilation including a working knowledge of all ventilator modes, non-invasive ventilation, weaning techniques, and patient spontaneous mechanics. Under Supervision, conducts proper care of artificial airways, including assisting with intubation, extubation, securing and positioning, and cuff care. Provides emergency care throughout all areas of the hospital and all age groups. Conducts inpatient and outpatient education on asthma, chronic lung disease, smoking, and other related respiratory issues. Demonstrates mastery of computer skills for the documentation and charging procedures within the scope of the Respiratory Care Department. Demonstrates an ability to work on various shifts, weekends, and holidays. Other Duties as Assigned Completes other duties as assigned Additional Information: Anna Jaques Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is a thriving 123-bed community hospital serving 17 cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley in the beautiful seacoast of Massachusetts. AJH has been named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) three times, and has most recently been named one of Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. Here, you’ll enjoy a collegial and supportive environment and a fast, but manageable pace. We offer an excellent benefits package including a generous time-off program, free parking, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about our job opportunities, please visit our website at www.ajh.org/careers, or contact our Human Resources Department at 978 463-1035.

Schedule

All shifts Per-diem, shifts vary