NOW HIRING! Respiratory Therapist in Glenwood Springs, CO
30th July, 2020
Job Type: Direct
This is a full-time, 12-hour night shift position, working 6 days on and then 8 days off. Provides in-patient therapy for neonates to geriatrics on medical surgical floors, critical care, surgical services, level II nursery, the family birthplace center, and the emergency department. Under the supervision of the medical staff provides general and advanced levels of therapy, patient education, Participates as a member of the trauma and code blue teams, evaluation of CXR for endotracheal tube placement and other pulmonary clinical pathology, reviews laboratory values, fluid balance and medications. Provides Level II Nursery and pediatrics respiratory interventions and pediatric asthma and bronchiolitis management and education. Performs EKG’s, ABG’s, and bedside Spirometry.
Graduate of a National Board of Respiratory Care accredited School of Respiratory Care
NBRC Registry or Neonatal Pediatric Specialist Exam Experience
Current Colorado RT License
2 or more years experience.
Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in and be able to perform all procedures of clinical practice e.g. Ventilator management including APRV, AVAPS and BIPAP weaning, respiratory care consults, assessments and interventions, adult intubation, arterial line insertion and bedside diagnostics. Familiarity with electronic medical record keeping systems (Meditech) helpful