Respiratory Therapist - Poudre Valley Hospital - Fort Collins, CO
Poudre Valley Hospital is a 270 bed Magnet hospital that offers a wide array of treatments, surgeries and diagnostic tests in more than three dozen medical specialties. US News has ranked Poudre Valley Hospital the best hospital in northern Colorado.
Full time, 72 hrs/pay period (paid bi-weekly), Night shift, Nights and hours may vary
Eligible for night and weekend differentials
Health, Dental and Vision health plans (Eligible for premium discounts with wellness participation)
Retirement and Pension Plan
Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices. Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance.
Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment utilizing appropriate protocols.
Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community resources.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). State licensure if required by law.
ACLS within 1 year of hire; NRP within 6 mos of hire
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire.
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