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Respiratory Care Practitioner

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: New Britain
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.
 
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Position Summary:

  • Administers respiratory care modalities under doctors’ orders and according to policy and procedure.
  • Collaborates with the Healthcare team to meet identified patient and family needs
  • Administers oxygen and/or other medical gases and sets up tests and maintains patients on all forms of oxygen delivery devices.
  • Effective administration of medically prescribed respiratory medications and knowing their indications and contraindications
  • Reacts to emergency calls to provide respiratory expertise in airway maintenance assessment and/or technical advice.
  • Performs all patient care duties relative to Respiratory Care in the nursery, all critical care areas, Emergency Department  including ventilator care, non-invasive ventilation, CPAP set up & delivery and is able to troubleshoot problems.
  • Performs duties related to the functioning of the ABG lab and related specimen retrieval.
  • Performs charge duties as assigned. 
  • Performs clerical duties associated with the position including being accountable for charges and documentation related to assigned workload.
  • Reports patient progress and is able to prioritize patient condition of assigned work to the next shift

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Valid CT respiratory care license.  CRT must complete successful RRT credentials within 6 months of hire. 
  • Interpersonal skills & customer service skills. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective computer skills.
  • Ability to function in a team environment.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, New Britain , Respiratory Care Practitioner, Other , New Britain, Connecticut

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