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Children's Hospital Colorado Respiratory Therapist New Grad in Aurora, Colorado

Job ID68806LocationAurora, ColoradoFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter and are consistently recognized among the nation's top 10 pediatrichospitals by U.S. News & World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: Respiratory Therapy IPHours per week: 36, eligible for benefitsShift: Days/ Night/ RotatingEvery other weekendHoliday rotation per scheduling guidelinesOn-call expectation per scheduling guidelinesJob OverviewThe Respiratory Therapist (RT) New Grad provides family-centered care asdemonstrated by recognizing the patient, family and/or designee as a fullpartner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect forpatient's preferences, values, and needs. The RT New Grad provideshealthcare related education to patients and families; and functionseffectively within respiratory and inter-professional teams, fostering opencommunication, mutual respect, teamwork, and shared decision-making toachieve quality patient care.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSDevelops competencies and trains to function independently inMedical/Surgical Areas.Utilizes and documents the respiratory process to provide developmentallyappropriate, culturally sensitive, evidence based care.Identifies changes in patient outcomes in the provision of care.Guides care by clinical care guidelines, policies, and standards of carein at least one patient care unit.Elicits patient values, preferences and expressed needs as part ofimplementation of care plan, evaluation of care and assessment of patient.Initiates and coordinates individualized care and education forpatients/families across the continuum using an interdisciplinary approach.Functions competently within own scope of practice as a member of theinterdisciplinary team.Integrates best current evidence with clinical knowledge and patient/familypreferences and values for delivery of optimal health care.Uses data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvementmethods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality andsafety of health care systems.Minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers through both systemeffectiveness and individual performance.Uses information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigateerror, and support decision-making.Other InformationSCOPE & LEVELGuidelines: Trains in the field and assists higher level personnel toacquire learning through practical experience and works to develop fullfunctional ability in the Medical -Surgical Areas.Complexity: Performs routine and/or basic tasks common to the field.Procedures, methods, and techniques to be used are well established withoptions to be considered well defined. Tools, work aids, and materials tobe used are specified.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situationsare limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Bringsnon-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not