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Respiratory Therapist I or II - Evenings

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Cardiology & Respiratory Care
111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Respiratory Care Services
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Pay Rate:
$29.60 - $45.77 per hour

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We are UVM Medical Center. 


This position 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 I Therapist provides and oversees delivery of patient care for adult ICU populations and all patients requiring respiratory care in the general units, 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 therapist may be expected to take Charge and/or work in the ED upon successful completion of Charge and ED proficiencies. The therapist is required to maintain proficiencies as defined by department expectations in both adult ICUs and all general units. New hires are required to complete proficiencies within one year of hire date.


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 ACLS, BLS & PALS. 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


Our day shifts are for 12 hours and are from 11:00 am – 11:30 pm. There are three shifts a week for a total of 72 hours per pay period.  Staff work every other weekend and rotate holidays. 


External candidates are eligible for a one-time sign on bonus of up to $10,000 depending upon years of experience.  

  • $5000 bonus for professionals with less than three years of directly related experience or $10,000 bonus with three or more years of directly related experience.    

Please note all bonuses are subject to applicable taxes. Current University of Vermont Health Network employees are not eligible. Other terms and conditions apply.


Eligible candidates may receive a relocation package of up to $9,200. Certain conditions apply and are subject to applicable taxes.


UVMMC is dedicated to our patients, providing the highest quality care for patients and their families. It is a mission that defines our culture, one of teamwork and collaboration. Every employee, whether they work directly in patient care or in a supporting role, has a hand in contributing to the wellness of the patient and the community. 


At UVMMC, we support our employees as passionately as we care for our patients. We offer a comprehensive, total compensation package that includes salary, health and wellness benefits, paid time off, and more.  

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