Respiratory Therapist II

    Maine Medical Center
    Portland, ME 04101
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Summary

    $10,000 Sign-on Bonus*

    (part-time positions will be pro-rated)

    Position Summary:

    An RCP II is a RCP who has at least one year of professional respiratory experience and has obtained the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential and has a State of Maine Registered Respiratory Therapist license. The RCP II possesses significant knowledge of cardiopulmonary pathology, respiratory diagnostic techniques, treatment methods and equipment selection and maintenance for chronic, acute and emergency care in hospital areas including intensive care and outpatient settings. The RCP II must be adept at patient assessment, the analysis of clinical data, and the formulation of patient care plans. External candidates who satisfy all criteria may be hired as RCP II's.

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
    1. Must hold and maintain credentialing from the National Board of Respiratory Care as an RRT.
    2. A minimum of one year practical tertiary care clinical experience.
    3. Licensed by the Maine Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Maine.
    4. Holds and maintains credentials in BLS and other credentials as required for specialty training such as ACLS, NRP and PALS.
    *Eligible candidates are Registered Respiratory Therapists w/1+ yrs experience. Previous MMC and MaineHealth employees with more than 3 months of separation are eligible. Current MMC and MaineHealthemployees are not eligible.

    We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

    MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

    With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

    Posting ID: 554844978Posted: 2020-05-27