Respiratory Therapist, PRN
Work Hours: As Needed
Provide comprehensive therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care to both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Administer care under the direction of ordering physicians and under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director. Possess and demonstrate knowledge and skill in areas of respiratory care for the adult, pediatric and newborn patient. Have a working knowledge of Pulmonary Function Studies and the administration of testing. Assist in the orientation and training of new clinical staff to familiarize them to the administration of respiratory therapy modalities and equipment. Be involved with community education and development.
Respiratory Services available in-house 7 days a week (7am to 5:30pm). Weekend day scheduling done on a rotational basis according to staffing resources. Additional Respiratory Services provided on-call by scheduled staffed therapist with a maximum response time to the hospital of 20 min.
Education: Graduate of an approved and accredited school for Respiratory Care.
Experience: At least one year experience in the acute Respiratory Care medicine to include: General Floor Care, Emergent Medical and Trauma Stabilization/Treatment, Newborn Stabilization; Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics and Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation preferred.
Licenses/Certification: Current BLS/ACLS and NRP certifications. Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed to practice respiratory care in the State of Colorado. Member of the American Academy of Respiratory Care (AARC).