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SCL Health Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN in Lafayette, 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. is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center,our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, ourcommunities and each other. We're especially proud of our people, whohelped make us one of according to Healthgrades. are 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 notifyappropriate person when supplies are low, out on loan or broken. Utilizetime effectively to achieve productivity standard, including utilizing lowcensus time when patient load does not support full productivity.Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potentialareas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revisedto improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that maycreate problems for patients and/or staff, and take appropriate actions.Participate in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:Graduate of an AMA-approved program for Respiratory TherapyCurrent license for Respiratory Therapy in the state of practiceCurrent Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart AssociationCurrent ACLS certificationPreferred:Current membership in a national professional organization (i.e. AARC, NBRC)At least one (1) year of acute or critical care experienceCurrent NRP certificationYour next move.Now that you know more about being an RRT on our team we hope you'll joinus. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work,