This position provides professional respiratory care to patients in varying states of health and illness by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan of care.
The Level I Therapist provides and oversees delivery of patient care for adult ICU populations and all patients requiring respiratory care in the general units, including adult, pediatric, and cystic fibrosis patients.
The therapist must be able to physically respond quickly to any emergent situation and be able to endure repetitive physical movement. This position requires the ability to remain standing for the majority of the shift and serves patients over a wide variety of areas.
The therapist may be expected to take Charge and/or work in the ED upon successful completion of Charge and ED proficiencies. The therapist is required to maintain proficiencies as defined by department expectations in both adult ICUs and all general units. New hires are required to complete proficiencies within one year of hire date.
*New grads and experienced therapists are encouraged to apply.
Our shifts are for 12 hours and go from either 7 am – 7 pm or 7 pm – 7 am.
There are three shifts a week for a total of 72 hours per pay period.
Staff work every other weekend and rotate holidays. We have multiple day and night positions.
- Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Vermont (prior to start date)Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Vermont (prior to start date)
- Graduate of an AMA approved program for Respiratory Care.
- Registered Respiratory Therapist by the NBRC within one year of hire date.
- Current ACLS, BLS & PALS.