Registered Respiratory Therapist/RRT-Cardiopulmonary - M

MaineHealth | Damariscotta, ME, United States

Posted Date 11/20/2023


  • For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Respiratory Therapist

    Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time RT position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.

    Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

    Position Summary
    • The Registered Respiratory Therapist performs diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems of patients to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung and blood vessel disorders. Administers respiratory care modalities and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiovascular system, under the orders and supervision of the physician.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: Bachelor's degree from four year college or university, or three to five years' related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • License/Certifications: Current Maine State Respiratory Therapist license, Registered. Current BLS certification. Current Neonatal Resuscitation and ACLS certification desirable.

    • Experience: See "Education"

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, employees, customers and/or boards of directors.

    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

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