Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.
Less than 1 year acute care experience as a respiratory care practitioner.
NRP required and PALS certification preferred.
Successfully earned the CRT credential through the NBRC.
Current BLS at the Health Care Provider Level.
Current license to practice respiratory therapy in the State of CT.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Successful completion of orientation.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. They must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. They are occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.