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Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT

at Boulder Community Hospital

Posted: 7/13/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 2446
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Boulder, CO

Per-diem

Work Hours: 4 shifts in a six week schedule; 1 shift must occur on a weekend

6/19/2019

Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County.  Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

POSITION SUMMARY
Upon request of the physician, and/or registered nurse, or per protocol initiates and performs basic and advanced respiratory care techniques and with knowledge sets up, operates and maintains various types of respiratory care equipment utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness.  Provides consultation and technical assistance to physicians, nursing personnel and other clinical personnel regarding respiratory care treatments, procedures and ventilator management.  Maintains accuracy in documentation.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education or Formal Training
Successful completion of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program as required by licensure

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
Both CRT and RRT require current Colorado State License for Respiratory Therapist
CRT 2400: Requires CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist) with initial certification from NBRC (National Board for Respiratory Care) verified
RRT 2401:  Requires RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) with initial certification from NBRC verified
Both CRT 2400 and RRT 2401:
o   BLS (Basic Life Support) required within conditional period
o   NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) required within conditional period
o   PALS (Partners in Active Learning Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) encouraged but not required

Experience
One year respiratory therapy experience within hospital setting preferred.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
1.      Provide respiratory care services to patients of all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in all appropriate units/areas within the hospital.  Requires walking, bending, lifting, pushing, repetitive compressing, stretching.

         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.
3.      The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).
4.      Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.

 

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace