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Registered Respiratory Therapist, Delta, CO


Organization: Delta Health
Category: Respiratory Therapist
Location: Delta, CO
Date Job Posted: May 24, 2022
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Respiratory Therapist

We offer very competitive wages and a sign on bonus including relocation up to $10,000.00.

At Delta Health we pride ourselves in the benefits we offer our employees with amazing health insurance benefits to include a very low monthly premium; 100% coverage for all services provided within our Delta Health System without a deductible or co-payments. We also have remarkable Vision coverage and alternative coverage to include massage, acupuncture and chiropractic care; RX and Dental Coverage; Flexible spending accounts; Employer paid Life and Disability; Up to a 3% Retirement match; PTO 4+ weeks a year for FT employees; Sick Leave; paid sick and safe time account;

Position Opportunities:

  • Carries out patient care according to hospital policies and procedures, functioning within the limitations of job scope/governing body.
  • Documents care/treatments administered and patient response.
  • Establishes treatment priorities based on medical and assessed needs.
  • Recognizes patient problems/complications and intervenes appropriately.
  • Accountable for the safe administration of treatments.
  • Knowledge and reporting of effects and side effects of drugs used by Cardiopulmonary Department.
  • Accurate and timely charting on the MAR of drugs given.
  • Participates in the development of and adherence to written care standards for the department.
  • Plans and coordinates work flow to ensure a completion of assigned duties in a timely manner.
  • Identifies need for patient/family teaching.
  • Daily assesses patient/family physical and psychosocial needs and communicates to appropriate care givers.
  • Communicates pertinent information regarding patients to supervisor, physicians, and other health professionals. Reports significant changes in patient condition/response to treatment to supervisor/physician promptly.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of and appropriate clinical application of all Cardiopulmonary patient care equipment.
  • Regularly attends training in-services and continuing education opportunities to improve skills and knowledge.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for professional growth.

Requirements

  • Graduate of AMA (American Medical Assoc.) Approved registry program, in Respiratory Care. RRT credential from the NBRC.
  • BLS, ACLS and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification required upon hire date.
  • PALS required within 60 days of hire date.
  • Minimum one year of recent acute care (including ICU and ER experience) preferred.
  • Licensed by State of Colorado as a Respiratory Therapist

Summary

Under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Manager, delivers quality respiratory care to patients from ages newborn through geriatric, including Cardiopulmonary services in the Critical Care areas. Must ensure that patient and family needs are met including; patient/family education. Provides open communication within the department, patients, families, physicians and other healthcare providers. Builds and maintains professional relationships. Knowledgeable of all safety measures for staff and patients.

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