Sr Respiratory Therapist, Nights
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Under minimal supervision, administers safe and competent
respiratory care as ordered by a physician, with emphasis in
critical care areas. Monitors mechanical ventilation, administers
medications and performs patient assessment. Understands
ramifications of hemodynamic monitoring, arterial blood gas
analysis, and other complex physiologic data.
Graduation from an AMA approved School for Registration in
Respiratory Care, passing score on the NBRC examination for
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) at the time of
Preferably, four years experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Respiratory Care standards and guidelines used to
perform essential functions of the job. Excellent working knowledge
of Respiratory Care instruments and equipment Understand and
institute advanced modes of ventilation as ordered by physician or
per protocol Excellent communication skills to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with patients, hospital
staff and coworkers. Skill to properly use ventilators, monitoring
equipment, oxygen-respiratory equipment and other clinic tools.
Ability to deliver medical gases, set up and maintain the device
and ensure appropriate humidification levels.
Must posses and maintain current License to Practice Respiratory
Therapy in the State of Colorado. Must be BLS certified.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a
pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment
has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality
academic health care system that is considered a model for the
nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain
Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical
center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family
health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain
Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an
HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a
mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3
billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver
Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and
remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally
recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver
Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately
185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just
minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities
Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is
an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal
employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver
Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class."
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