|Address||130 Fisher Road, Berlin Vermont|
|Building Name||CVMC - Central Vermont Medical Center|
|Job Category||Clinical Specialties|
|Schedule|| Full Time|
|Weekend Needs||Every Other|
|Salary Range||Min $30.51 Mid $40.01 Max $49.51|
|Job Recruiter||Cindy Reichard|
|Application Link||Apply Now|
Under the direction of the Director of Cardiology and Respiratory Services provides services to inpatients and outpatients as directed by the medical staff at Central Vermont Medical Center. Functions within the scope of practice of the Respiratory Therapy Department and the hospital policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to nursing staff and physicians in the care of patients with respiratory problems. Participates in quality management activities hospital wide and with the Respiratory Therapy Department. Assumes leadership responsibilities at the request of the Director of Respiratory Therapy.
A graduate of an associate degree program from a respiratory therapist education program 1) supported or accredited by the commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, or 2) Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health education Programs. Must have successfully passed the Registry exam as a Registered Respiratory Therapy Technician as defined by the National Board of Respiratory Care. . A Certified Respiratory Technician who has graduated from an accredited Respiratory program and is eligible to take the Registry exam may be hired into the Registered Respiratory Therapist range with the expectation that the employee will successfully pass the Registry exam within one-year of the hire date. If, after one year with CVMC, the therapist has not passed the Registry exam from the National Board of Respiratory Care then the employee will be re-classified as a Certified Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must hold a current Respiratory Care Practitioner license issued by the state of Vermont. A temporary license to practice may be issued by the State of Vermont.
9 to 12 months on the job performance to become proficient
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) required
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification-Required within 6 months from date of hire.
Requirements of each Therapist level:
Level 1 Therapist: 0-1 years, BLS and NRP
Level 2 Therapist: 1+ years, plus ACLS
Level 3 Therapist: 1+ years, plus ACLS, PALS and NRP, and registered with NBRC
External candidates with at least one year of experience are eligible for up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus paid out over the course of three years. Current employees of the UVM Health Network are not eligible for this bonus. Additional terms and conditions apply.
At UVMMC, we support our employees as passionately as we care for our patients. We offer a comprehensive, total compensation package that includes salary, health and wellness benefits, paid time off, and more. https://www.uvmhealthnetworkcareers.org/benefits.html