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Respiratory Therapist

The University of Vermont Medical Center

City:  BURLINGTN  |   State:  VT  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  05401
Job ID Number:    |   Posted:  12/29/2016

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

Job Summary:

 

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks Respiratory Therapists and Pulmonary Function Technologists. Full-time, part-time and per diem positions available.

 

The University of Vermont Medical Center is located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain.  The Champlain Valley region offers an incredible range of educational, entertainment, and recreational opportunities. 

 

Position Summary:

Provides professional respiratory care to patients in varying states of health and illness by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan of care. The Level II Therapist provides and oversees delivery of patient care for a minimum of two ICU populations and all patients requiring respiratory care on the general floors, including adult, pediatric, and cystic fibrosis patients. The Therapist must be able to physically respond quickly to any emergent situation and be able to endure repetitive physical movement. This position requires the ability to remain standing for the majority of the shift and serves patients over a wide variety of areas. The Level II therapist is expected to take Charge regularly.

 

Education:

Graduate of an AMA approved program for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Vermont. Registered Respiratory Therapist by the NBRC within one year of hire date. Current BLS & ACLS. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum of one-year experience

 

The Organization 

As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center (www.UVMhealth.org/MedCenter) seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The University of Vermont Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.

 

The University of Vermont Medical Center has a medical staff of nearly 800 physicians, including more than 500 University of Vermont Medical Group physicians (jointly employed by the Medical Center and the UVM College of Medicine); and approximately 200 community-based physicians.

 

In 2011, The University of Vermont Health Network was established to develop a more coordinated system of care throughout Vermont and Northern New York.  Currently, there are four hospitals in the system, with two in Vermont and two in New York.

 

The Location:

From the sophistication of its largest city, to the natural beauty found around every bend in the road; from its family friendly atmosphere, to its unlimited recreational opportunities, Vermont offers a quality of life that is second to none.

As one of the country's most livable small cities, and healthiest, Burlington offers a sophisticated arts scene and countless opportunities to enjoy concerts, galleries, restaurants or nightlife. There is also plenty of kayaking, sailing, ice skating, hiking, skiing, and biking to be enjoyed along Lake Champlain or in the Green Mountains.

For more information on Vermont, visit www.vermont.org.

  

To apply, please use our online application system at http://bit.ly/2hQBKz4. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.

 

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