Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgerycenters, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raisethe bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM WatsonHealth’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction andoperational data.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues.We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in ourorganization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Respiratory Therapistto help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
Sky Ridge Medical Center, level II trauma , part of HCA’s HealthONE, Sky Ridge is a 286 bed hospital, located on the corner of I-25 and Lincoln Ave in Lone Tree, Colorado. Our patient – centered program, which include everything from our adult and pediatric ERs and comprehensive Cancer Center to a focus on pregnancy and childbirth in our Birth Place as well as specialized acre in our Spine and Total Joint Center and Women’s Hospital..
Sky Ridge Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty.
Sky Ridge Medical Center is now looking for a Respiratory Therapist
Performs assessment and therapeutic modalities for infant, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients as ordered or directed by a physician.
Monitors environmental control systems, patients on mechanical ventilation, Bipap, CPAP, and various oxygen support systems.
Responsible for maintaining secure and patent patient airway to include performing nasal, nasotracheal, endotracheal and oral suctioning, Pulmonary function testing, blood gas analysis, nebulized medication therapy, chest physiotherapy, and oxygen therapy delivery in various modalities.
Also performs EKGs. Recognizes life threatening situations and initiates appropriate response. Provides Bag/value/mask ventilation, and other accepted treatments to maintain a patent airway. Recognizes medical problems and reports/documents problems to physician in a timely manner.
Administers diagnostic testing procedures to determine the extent of patient’s impairment and appropriateness of treatment and ventilation parameters. In addition to the performance of all routine respiratory procedures, the Respiratory Practitioner will be responsible for special procedures, within his/her scope of practice, maintaining and improving clinical competence, practicing universal precautions, maintaining and cleaning equipment, and performing other duties as deemed necessary.
Understands pharmacological indications, dosages and response to adverse drug reactions. Provides education to patients, families, physician, nursing and other members of the health care team.
Respiratory Therapist is responsible for developing and maintaining physician and hospital staff relations and patient satisfaction to be monitored by the Director/Manager and /or Clinical Coordinator) through mutually agreed upon goals. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Embrace and consistently demonstrate Sky Ridge Medical Center Standards of Behavior, encompassing both patients and employees.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package,including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growthopportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent workwith us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life,disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stockpurchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you aboutthis fantastic opportunity.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you toapply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified youwill hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so applytoday!
We are an equal opportunity employer and valuediversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability status.
Current Colorado Respiratory License
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support(within 6 months of hire)
NRP (within 6 months of hire)
NBRC Certification, possession of RRT, credential
Current BLS Certification with the American Heart Association.
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