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The Sleep Center Respiratory Therapist Coordinator will be responsible for:
Providing assessment, therapeutic and technical support in the treatment and management of patients with compromised pulmonary conditions and sleep disorder breathing in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Providing education to providers, caregivers, and patients regarding sleep health and associated technology in home, outpatient, and inpatient settings.
Perform care seat testing for infants, oximetry studies for in patient
CPAP program coordinator and maintain CPAP database
Liaising with providers, sleep technologists, respiratory therapists and DME companies in the coordination of prescribed plans, titration and modification of support, discharge planning, and follow-up.
Providing consultation in other populations within the Division of Pulmonary Medicine and recommending modifications to alternative various respiratory therapies.
Setting up and managing extensive database of program activities, analyzing and utilizing data for quality improvement activities, research and refinement of practice.
Other activities related to this field as and when necessary to the program
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy, and three plus years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. One plus years in pediatrics and/or sleep health preferred.
Credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Licensed by the State of MA.
Registered Respiratory Therapist -Sleep Disorders Specialist (RRT-SDS) by the National Board of Respiratory Care or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPGST) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and/or Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists is highly preferred.
This position is 36 hours/week and eligible for full time benefits.
Schedule is: One week: 4 days Next week: 5 days (4 days in person and 1 day remote)
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.