Respiratory Therapist Day or Night

    January 13, 2020
    Glenwood Spring Co, Colorado
    Job Type


    Located between Aspen and Vail on the Colorado River, Glenwood Springs is a mecca for outdoor adventures in our beautiful mountains. We also have the largest hot springs pool in the world. As a community with a population of about 10,000 Glenwood Springs is an ideal size to work, play, and live in.

    Relocation Assistance Available

    Benefits for Respiratory Therapist:

    Our client offers exceptional benefits, including a robust health and dental plan; vision and life insurance; defined contribution pension plan; 403(b); generous accrual of vacation/sick days; relocation and other financial assistance may apply, along with many more employee perks.

    Description for Respiratory Therapist:

    This is a full-time position, 12-hour day or night shift .

    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.

    Qualification for Respiratory Therapist:

    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.

    Becker’s Hospital Review Recognizes our client as a Great Community Hospital in 2019

    Our client hospital has been included in the 2019 list of great community hospitals Becker’s Hospital Review. Hospitals on the list are defined as a facilities with no more than 550 beds and recognized for their clinical quality, operational excellence and economic influence on the surrounding areas. Inclusion is also based on excellent outside rankings and ratings including IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals, Leapfrog Group grades, CMS stars, and more

    As a 78-bed hospital that has maintained its independent, nonprofit status since 1955,  our client was eligible for consideration on the list and ultimately selected by Becker’s Hospital Review for its Performance Excellence recognition by J.D. Power & Associates and its Top 100 Top Hospitals recognition by IBM Watson Health.

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