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VERMONT MEDICAL SLEEP DISORDERS, MIDDLEBURY VERMONT RPSGT JOB POSTING
Vermont Medical Sleep Disorders Center in Middlebury, Vermont has a full-time polysomnography technician job position from the hours of 7pm to 7am. Work days can be modified to accommodate to individual needs. CPSGT/RPSGT is preferred with at least 2 years of sleep experience. However, if you are not registered or certified and have little or no experience in the field of sleep technology, on-the-job training and help in preparing for the CPSGT/RPSGT exam is provided. Current certification in CPR is required. Vermont Medical Sleep Disorders Center provides a great work environment and a wonderful opportunity for a permanent career in the ever-growing field of sleep technology.
Benefits include various BC/BS insurance plans, 401K, 24 hour clinical support, vacation/sick/personal time-off and holiday pay.
Carrie Krementsova, Center Manager, at email@example.com if you are interested in applying for this position.
Respiratory Career Opportunities in VT & NH
Catholic Medical Center; Manchester, NH
RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Schedule: Full-time (30 – 40 Hours)
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 6:00am – 6:30pm
Job Details: Under the general supervision of the Director of Respiratory Care, the Respiratory Clinical Manager and within established departmental policies and procedures and in accordance with standards of care and practice established by Respiratory Care Department; the department’s medical director, the rules, regulations and/or standards established by the State Board of Respiratory Care, the Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies, and appropriate specialty organizations relevant to the patient population under care, the incumbent performs the following functions and services:
Assesses patients recognizing normal parameters, deviations and abnormalities in physical, emotional, developmental and behavioral status as it relates to respiratory needs, using a collaborative and family-centered approach to care. Plans and prioritizes care to meet patient, client and family needs by collecting clinical data, utilizing decision matrices and guidelines, and matching formal knowledge with clinical events to make appropriate decisions. Draws, analyzes and interprets blood gases; performs basic analyzer maintenance. Explains medications and procedures, and instructs patients, families and other clinicians in the proper use of bronchopulmonary hygiene devices and medication administration devices. Administers and monitors the effects of oxygen and aerosol therapies, inhaled medications, and airway maintenance modalities; performs bronchopulmonary hygiene therapies, overnight pulse oximetry studies, bedside spirometry and patient/family education. Regularly assesses pertinent diagnostic information to update plan of care and progress towards goals; documents assessments, procedures, education and therapy recommendations, and patients’ response and progress towards goals. Participates as a member of the Trauma Alert, Rapid Response, Code Blue, Neuro Alert and OB Emergency teams. Performs CPR, airway management and certain related respiratory interventions under standing orders in emergent situations. Consults patients upon provider’s and/or nurse’s request to assess for, recommend and expedite appropriate respiratory care. Assists physicians with intubation, fiberoptic bronchoscopy and related bedside procedures. Initiates and monitors invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation. Assesses and adjusts invasive and non-invasive ventilator settings according to policies. Measures and assesses pulmonary mechanics and/or spontaneous breathing trials. Measures tracheal cuff pressures, adjusting cuff volume to prevent tracheal ischemia and assure proper seal. Performs routine suctioning of tracheotomy or endotracheal tube. Repositions and re-secures endotracheal tube as needed; initiates and monitors subglottic suctioning. Assists with apnea testing for determination of brain death; performs hyperoxia and alveolar recruitment maneuvers as ordered. Maintains, assembles, troubleshoots and disinfects all respiratory care equipment as appropriate; removes from service and documents all equipment requiring maintenance. Recognizes need for and maintains independent competency with all department equipment. Participates in internal and external patient transports, as required.
- Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care. RCPs hired after December 31, 2016 must possess and maintain active “Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)” credentialing.
- Maintains current State of New Hampshire Respiratory Care Practitioner License.
- Maintains current BLS credential meeting AHA Healthcare Provider standard.
- Obtains AHA ACLS credentialing within 6 months of hire then maintains current credentialing.
- Obtains AHA/AAP NRP credentialing within 6 months of hire then maintains current credentialing.
Interested candidates may view the posting and apply online at: https://careers.catholicmedicalcenter.org/careers/search
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