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Respiratory Therapist III

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:


  • This Position Qualifies for a $20,000.00 Sign-On Bonus!*

    *Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members must be separated greater than 6 months to qualify.

  • Position Summary

    • An RCP Level III is a proficient Practitioner, with the RRT credential and a Respiratory Therapy license, who has at least three years of professional respiratory experience at an acute care facility with preference of six months at MMC. The RCP III has an in-depth knowledge of cardiopulmonary pathology, respiratory diagnostic techniques, treatment methods and equipment selection and maintenance for chronic, acute and emergency care in all hospital areas including intensive care and outpatient settings. The RCP III must be adept at patient assessment, the analysis of clinical data, and the formulation of patient care plans. An RCP III demonstrates -excellent clinical practice characterized by the ability to recognize salient aspects of patient care situations and quickly identify problems and solutions. RCP III must be competent to assume preceptor responsibilities.

    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: N/A
    • License/Certifications: Must hold and maintain credentialing from the National Board of Respiratory Care as an RRT. Licensed by the Maine Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Maine. Holds and maintains credentials in BLS and other credentials as required for specialty training such as; ACLS, NRP, and PALS.
    • Experience: A minimum of three years' practical clinical experience, with preference for six months' experience at Maine Medical Center.

    • Additional Information

      MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

      MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

      At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include 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.

      With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care 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 well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

      Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Respiratory Therapist III, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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