the smart solution for Denver jobs

Respiratory Therapist - RRT

Company: SCL Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Job Description:

This position is responsible for administering safe and competent respiratory care as ordered per physician, with emphasis in specialty areas (i.e., Emergency, Neonatal, Pediatric, Geriatric and Critical Care), monitoring mechanical ventilation, administering medications, patient assessment, understanding ramifications of hemodynamic monitoring, understanding blood work results, monitoring, teaching, and training.

  • Verify Respiratory Care physicians orders; delivery of respiratory care procedures. Maintain accurate and complete documentation of all Respiratory Care procedures per department policy and procedures.
  • Receive and give accurate and complete report. Update and complete patient profile card to reflect patient's current clinical status.
  • Demonstrate excellent working knowledge of Respiratory Care instruments and equipment. Perform troubleshooting with appropriate problem resolution.
  • Perform effective airway management to include bag/mask ventilation. Assist physician/intubation certified therapist with intubation. Demonstrate safe and appropriate suction techniques and use of artificial airways.
  • Initiate, maintain, monitor and document continuous mechanical ventilation.
  • Provide timely and accurate update information to the physicians and other hospital personnel. Make recommendations for changes or modification of patient therapy by contacting physicians.
  • Understand and institute advanced ventilator modalities. Initiate, maintain and monitor ventilator patients. Interpret flow volumes and pressure volume curves to initiate appropriate clinical changes.
  • Effectively discuss advanced respiratory pathophysiology with physicians, and can implement changes based on patient condition.
  • Perform arterial blood gas sampling.
  • Evaluate chest x-ray for endotracheal placement and other clinical conditions optimizing Respiratory Care delivery.
  • Complete required continuous training and education, including department-specific requirements.
  • Comply with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, asbestos, and other hazardous substances.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the unit.
  • The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
    • High School diploma or equivalent, required
    • Graduation from an accredited School for Respiratory Care, required
    • Passing score on a National Board of Respiratory Care examination as a respiratory therapist (CRT or RRT), required
    • Licensure by the State as a Respiratory Care Practitioner, required
    • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
    • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred

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

      Click here to apply!

      Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

      I'm looking for
      in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

Medical Assistant
Description: The Medical Assistant is accountable for performing patient care activities associated with the personal needs and comfort of clinic patients, assisting members of the clinic team, and maintaining a clean, (more...)
Company: SCL Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: 03/20/2018

Registered Nurse (Days)
Description: SpaldingRehabilitation has been in the business of Rebuilding Lives and Renewing Hopefor more than 65 years. A 100 bed-licensed rehabilitation hospital, Spalding specializesin treatment of conditions (more...)
Company: Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Aurora
Posted on: 03/20/2018

Sr. R&D Lab Technician
Description: Sr. R D Lab Technician br br Job SummaryShape your future br br Working Senior Lab Technician responsible for the direct supervision of Test Lab Technicians, work scheduling, equipment, and execution (more...)
Company: ConMed Corporation
Location: Denver
Posted on: 03/20/2018

RN-GI - Travel Nursing: EndoscopyTravel Nursing Opportunity Available in Denver, CO - RNnetwork
Description: Come work for RN NetworkRNNetwork has an excellent travel nurse opportunity in Denver, CO.This is a Endoscopy position, and the covering nurse will
Company: RNnetwork
Location: Denver
Posted on: 03/20/2018

Registered Nurse, RN - MSICU
Description: St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: 03/21/2018

Caregiver - Aurora
Description: About:Do you have a passion to help others Do you enjoy caring for people and making a difference in people's lives If so, come join our team as a caregiver FirstLight Home Care is hiring Caregivers
Company: First Light Home Care LLC
Location: Aurora
Posted on: 03/20/2018

RN Charge - Telemetry
Description: Located in central Denver's historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: 03/20/2018

RN Clinic-Primary Care
Description: Centura Health Physician Group CHPG offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Littleton
Posted on: 03/20/2018

STAR Registered Nurse ( Hemodialysis RN )
Description: DaVita is seeking a Registered Nurse who is looking to give life in an outpatient dialysis center. You can make an exceptional difference in the lives of our patients and their families dealing with end-stage (more...)
Company: DaVita
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: 03/20/2018

Pre-Op RN/Registered Nurse
Description: Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Littleton
Posted on: 03/20/2018

Log In or Create An Account


Forgot password?

Find us on Facebook

Find us on LinkedIn

Get the latest Colorado jobs by following @recnetCO on Twitter!

Denver RSS job feeds