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Respiratory Therapist Float

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: May 20, 2023

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Job Description:Respiratory Therapists at Intermountain Health are committed to providing patient centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team!Posting Specifics:Benefits Eligible: YesShift Details: NightsHours: Full-Time (36 Hours)Unit/Location: System Float Pool is part of Intermountain Health a nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Associates who join our Float Pool enjoy assignments at locations throughout the Denver area, and are placed in units like Critical Care, Medical Surgical, the Emergency Department and the Operating Room.Our hospitals in the Denver area include:Good Samaritan Medical Center - LafayetteLutheran Medical Center - Wheat RidgePlatte Valley Medical Center - BrightonSaint Joseph Hospital - DenverBenefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind, and social well-being. To that end, we have launched a Healthy Living program to address 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.EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $15,000 sign-on bonus and $5,000 relocation (if applicable).INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: To support your professional development, we offer up to $5,250 per year in education reimbursement, which can be used for tuition assistance, student loan forgiveness, or to obtain additional certifications/licenses.Qualifications:$27.20 - $45.26 hourly + $10/hr float differentialRespiratory Therapist responsibilities:Perform, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic testing procedures according to protocol. Obtain arterial gases. Oversee and troubleshoot the operation of equipment for optimal patient care. Initiate Respiratory Protocol according to department criteria. Initiate interventions based on the interpretation of assessments.Administer medications in a timely and safe manner. Evaluate effect and re-evaluate appropriately and according to protocol. Ensure that progress of patient is communicated to staff, physicians and other departments.Maintain awareness of assigned patient's overall condition. Communicate and share patient information with the physicians and nurses. Make appropriate recommendations for patient care. Recognize the educational needs of patients and families in relation to health promotion and wellness. Teach patients and families self-care techniques and modalities.Complete documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately document productivity information. Monitor supplies and equipment and notify appropriate person when supplies are low, out on loan or broken. Utilize time effectively to achieve productivity standard, including utilizing low census time when patient load does not support full productivity.Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff and take appropriate actions. Participate in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback.Requirements:Graduate of AMA approved program for Respiratory Therapy is required.One (1) years of hospital experience including critical care as Therapist is required.Current license as a Respiratory Therapist in the state Colorado.Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) course completion card is required.(ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service.)Registered Respiratory Therapist is required.Certification as appropriate for the unit or service is preferred.Now that you know more about being a Respiratory Therapist on our team we hope you'll join us. At Intermountain Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.Physical Requirements:Location:Peaks Regional OfficeWork City:BroomfieldWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:36The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$25.48 - $45.26We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Broomfield , Respiratory Therapist Float, Other , Broomfield, Colorado

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