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SCL Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Denver, Colorado

To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into ourorganization, we will also offer up to a $15,000 sign on bonus and$5,000 relocation assistance when applicable. Experience is required forthese bonuses.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 teamTherapist driven protocolsRT/RN driven ECMO Program (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)Integral team member in a level III NICUA growing Pulmonary Diagnostic team which includes complex InterventionalPulmonology in OR & right heart catheterization procedures in CV LabRespiratory 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 theNationJoint venture with National Jewish Hospital and relationship with KaiserPermanente enables collegial working relationships with over 40 Pulmonologistsand Critical Care ProvidersTuition and certification reimbursement for career advancementis part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of thetop-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest nationalrecognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnet designation - by theANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care forthe poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deepcommunity roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals inColare one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer 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 notify