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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransAA**Respiratory Therapist
Littleton, CO

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Nights

Location: AdventHealth Littleton, 7700 S. Broadway, Littleton, CO 80122

The community you’ll be caring for:

Since 1989, AdventHealth Littleton has been proud to serve the flourishing south metro Denver community as your partner in health. Providing whole-person care and treatment that is powered by faith, AdventHealth Littleton serves our local and regional communities in providing essential health care needs, including innovative neurology, orthopedic, cardiology and urology services, as well as the BirthPlace and acclaimed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are also a destination hospital for highly specialized care in emergency & trauma services, neurosciences, the Breast Care Center, and more. AdventHealth Littleton’s focus on safety, sustainability, and excellent clinical performance has earned awards and recognition for programs in cardiac services, neurology, stroke, geriatric care, and more.

The role you’ll contribute:

  • Perform respiratory procedures under physician direction in all patient areas.

  • Responsible for patient assessments, care plans, plan implementation and evaluation and revision of therapy plan as needed.

  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure the most effective and efficient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

  • Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care.

  • Supports the organization vision and mission and practices performance improvement techniques to assure the delivery of the most effective patient care.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Delivers respiratory care procedures to patients in general, acute, critical care and emergency areas according to departmental policies and procedures.

  • Performs therapeutic modalities including patient monitoring, medication delivery, ventilation management, expansion therapy, and bronchial hygiene.

  • Performs diagnostic testing including ABG's, PFT's, EKG's, cardiac, bronchoscopy, and pulse oximetry.

  • Assists in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency care by providing airway maintenance and management, cardiac support and other assistance as needed to expedite patient and physician needs.

  • Responds to patient needs in a timely, effective manner.

  • Provides patient and family education and teaching.

  • Transports patients within the hospital or between facilities.

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy.

  • Develops care plan from thorough assessment via protocol criteria or directed physician order.

  • Documents all patient care activities including evaluations, progress notes and detailed treatment records per standards of practice, legal requirements and regulatory/third party payer requirements.

  • Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes to correctly capture billing charges.

  • Coordinates and communicates effectively to all patients, families, staff, physicians, and other customers concerning respiratory therapy services by direct verbal and/or written communication, respecting confidentiality at all times.

  • Technical and interpersonal problem solving.

Qualifications - External

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

Minimum qualifications :

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program, i.e. CoARC, JRCRTE, or CAAHEP

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree

  • 1 year of respiratory therapy experience

  • Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR)

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

  • Current credential of CRT by N.B.R.C.

  • Current state Respiratory Therapist Licensure (RLT) in applicable state of employment

  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association

  • Other certifications required upon hire or within 6 months of hire:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Rocky Mountain

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24014284

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $28.5 - $49.8

  • Location: Littleton, CO

  • Job ID: 24014284

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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