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Location:
Hartford, Connecticut
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Hartford HealthCare

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Flight Respiratory Therapist – Hartford HealthCare

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Flight Respiratory Therapist.

Job Summary

Working as members of our LIFE STAR team, Flight Respiratory Therapists provide critical care and advanced life support related to respiratory care assessment and procedures to patients on the scene, at receiving or referring hospitals, and during flight operations. Maintains proficiency in the indications and procedures of the following equipment and skills such as: EKG’s, IV (including PIV/EJ and adult/pedi IO), NGT/OGT insertion, pacing/defibrillation, needle decompression, combi-tube insertion, intubation, LMA and surgical cricothyroidotomy, Intra Aortic Balloon Pump, central line insertion, pericardiocentesis, isolette, IVAC IV Infusion Pump, cardiac monitor (EKG, pacing/defibrillator use).

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 36 months post graduate critical care experience in a tertiary center required.
  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care practitioner by the State of CT prior to start date.
  • Certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
  • CT EMT-A or CT Paramedic License required prior to start date. If CT EMT-A, must obtain paramedic license within 2 years of hire.
  • ACLS and PALS certifications required, NRP within 1 year of hire.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees– we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

For questions, please contact Scott Leserman at scott.leserman@hhchealth.org

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