Registered Respiratory Therapist

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job Position: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: Thornton, CO

Duration: Direct Hire

Shift: Full-time Days

Position Summary:

  • The RRT will provide services, timely and efficiently, at appropriate levels to all patients and in all settings served by the department.
  • The RRT will perform tasks and duties as outlined in the Respiratory Care Departments Policy and Procedure Manual and will maintain clinical competencies through participation in educational and orientation programs.
  • The RRT should also be able to provide advanced clinical expertise and education to departmental staff members and other members of the healthcare team.

Position Requirements:

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; Registration – National Board for Respiratory Care; BLS, ACLS through AHA or ARC upon hire.  PALS, NRP within 3 months of hire. Will accept pending licensure.
  • Education:  Graduate of an Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program. Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy (graduate of AMA accredited RT Program).
  • Experience:  One year experience in acute care preferred. Willing to consider New Grads! Critical Care/ICU and NICU/PICU experience is highly preferred.
  • Special Qualifications:  Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.  
  • Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient
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