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Respiratory Therapist

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $20,000 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 Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system, ranging in age from neonate to elderly, under supervision of Physician and by prescription.


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

· Education: Graduate from AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy.

· License/Certifications: State of Maine Respiratory Therapy License

o RRT licensure preferred and required for candidates with less than 5 years of experience

o CRTT licensed candidates must have greater than 5 years of experience

o BLS required

o ACLS Strongly preferred

· Experience: 1-3 years of acute care experience preferred. See also 'License/Certifications"

· Availability to work any shift as needed; be available to take calls on a regular basis.

· Willing and motivated to learn and perform all modes of therapy that are provided by Respiratory Therapy.

· Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and educational programs to keep abreast of the latest trends in the field of expertise.

· Smoking cessation class within the first year of employment.

· Willing to travel to -WCGH as needed to provide coverage.


About MaineHealth:

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.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.