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SCL Health Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN1 in Denver, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a RegisteredRespiratory Therapist (RRT).You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.You're equally comfortable with Respiratory Therapy, being able to thinkquickly on your feet, communication and patient care.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.As a valued team member of SCL Health, you will have the opportunity toparticipate in the following: Integral and respected member of the multidisciplinary team Therapist driven protocols RT/RN driven ECMO Program (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Integral team member in a level III NICU A growing Pulmonary Diagnostic team which includes complex InterventionalPulmonology in OR & right heart catheterization procedures in CV Lab Respiratory Institute Department - brings together leading expertise indiagnosing and treating all forms of all respiratory illness and lung disease. Recognized as the largest and number one Cystic Fibrosis hospital in theNation Joint venture with National Jewish Hospital and relationship with KaiserPermanente enables collegial working relationships with over 40 Pulmonologistsand Critical Care Providers Tuition and certification reimbursement for career advancementSaint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofithealthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bedfacility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awardedthe highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnetdesignation - by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health byproviding care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and eachother. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of theoldest hospitals in Colorado.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Ourgenerous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health ismore than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and socialwell-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program toaddress your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives,digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off.We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As an RRT you need to know how to: Perform, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic testing procedures accordingto protocol. Obtain arterial gases. Oversee and troubleshoot the operation ofequipment for optimal patient care. Initiate Respiratory Protocol according todepartment criteria. Initiate interventions based on the interpretation ofassessments. Administer medications in a timely and safe manner. Evaluate effect andre-evaluate appropriately and according to protocol. Ensure that progress ofpatient is communicated to staff, physicians and other departments. Maintain awareness of assigned patients overall condition. Communicate andshare patient information with the physicians and nurses. Make appropriaterecommendations for patient care. Recognize the educational needs of patientsand families in relation to health promotion and wellness. Teach patients andfamilies self-care techniques and modalities. Complete documentation according to departmental standards. Accuratelydocument productivity information. Monitor supplies and equipment and notifyappropriate person when supplies are low, out on loan or broken. Utilizetime effectively to achieve productivity standard, including utilizing lowcensus time when patient load