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Respiratory Therapist-Registered

Company: SCL Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Job Description:

Description: You. You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly. Youre equally comfortable with Respiratory Therapy, being able to think quickly on your feet, communication and patient care. Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible. Us. Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Were especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades. Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning. We. Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity. Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing. Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. Your day. As an RRT you need to know how to: Perform, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic testing procedures according to protocol. Obtain arterial gases. Oversee and troubleshoot the operation of equipment for optimal patient care. Initiate Respiratory Protocol according to department criteria. Initiate interventions based on the interpretation of assessments. Administer medications in a timely and safe manner. Evaluate effect and re-evaluate appropriately and according to protocol. Ensure that progress of patient is communicated to staff, physicians and other departments. Maintain awareness of assigned patients overall condition. Communicate and share patient information with the physicians and nurses. Make appropriate recommendations for patient care. Recognize the educational needs of patients and families in relation to health promotion and wellness. Teach patients and families self-care techniques and modalities. Complete documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately document productivity information. Monitor supplies and equipment and notify appropriate person when supplies are low, out on loan or broken. Utilize time effectively to achieve productivity standard, including utilizing low census time when patient load does not support full productivity. Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and take appropriate actions. Participate in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback. Your experience. We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: Graduate of an AMA-approved program for Respiratory Therapy Current license for Respiratory Therapy in the state of practice Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association Current ACLS certification Preferred: Current membership in a national professional organization (i.e. AARC, NBRC) At least one (1) year of acute or critical care experience Current NRP certification Your next move. Now that you know more about being an RRT on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place. Responsibilities and Requirements: Comments:SDL2017

Keywords: SCL Health, Denver , Respiratory Therapist-Registered, Healthcare , Lafayette, Colorado

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