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Children's Hospital Colorado Flight Respiratory Therapist I in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID69507LocationColorado SpringsFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is a top-ranked hospitallocated in a top-ranked city.With a regional team of more than 1,000 team members, Children'sColorado has been present in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has teammembers at five locations providing outpatient specialty care, emergencycare, inpatient care and therapy care. Children's Hospital Colorado,Colorado Springs is the first pediatric-only hospital in the region andincludes the region's only emergency department and operating rooms builtjust for kids and served by pediatric experts who have dedicated their livesto treating kids - and only kids - and who are directly linked to one of thecountry's leading pediatric academic medical centers.This opportunity gives you the ability to lead a diverse team of pediatricexperts at one of the top-ranked children's hospitals in the nation,according to US News and World Report, while living and being a part of acommunity that ranks "#1 Most Desirable Place to Live in the U.S.,"according to the US News and World Report.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Learn about Children's Colorado and our culture:Find out more about living and working in Colorado Springs:Additional InformationDepartment: CSH Flight TeamHours per week: 36, eligible for benefitsShift: 36 hours days/ nights weekendsJob OverviewThe Flight Respiratory Therapist I provides direct patient care in a transportenvironment, while assessing and adjusting therapies during transport inresponse to changes in patient outcomes; builds and maintains relationshipswith multidisciplinary healthcare providers; and collects, monitors, andreports on quality of care outcomes and measures.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1 yrToddlers - >1 yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Delivers patient and family centered care in a transport environment whileincorporating developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, evidencebased care practices and methodologies. Assesses and adjust therapies duringtransport in response to changes in patient outcomes.Communicates and advocates patient values, preferences and expressed needsas part of the implementation of care plan, evaluation of care andassessment of patient/family learning needs.Build and maintains strong working relationships with multidisciplinaryhealthcare providers to provide individualized patient/family care andeducation while minimizing risks to the patient during transitions of care.Extends hospital resources into the referring communities through clinicalcare, education and outreach.Researches, compiles, and analyzes data and prepares case records,reports, and correspondence to facilitate communication, clinical decisionmaking, error prevention, and care coordination.Collects, monitors, and reports on quality of care outcomes andmeasures; provides input into the continuous evaluation and improvement ofinternal quality and safety processes, procedures, and performance measures.Ensures compliance with clinical policies, procedures, and best practicesin order to minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers. Ensurescompliance with all safety rules and regulations while on ground and airtransportsResearches, identifies, and implements evidence based practice to improvethe quality of care provided to patients/families.Serves on department and organization-wide committees as directed.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGUIDELINES: Fully qualified, full performance or