Respiratory Therapist

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Vail Health
Published
March 20, 2019
Location
Vail, Colorado
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VAIL · 6170 CARDIOPULMONARY
Vail, CO
Allied Health
Full-time (Year Around), Days, 36
Posted 03/18/2019
Req # 9191
  • POSITION PURPOSE: 
    • Serves as a resource person for all members of the respiratory and health care team. Responsible for performing all aspects of Respiratory Therapy.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
    • Performs direct patient care on the patient care floors while participating in daily operational activities as necessary.
    • Demonstrates competency and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards.
    • Helps to train, educate, and set up education for all current and new staff for the Respiratory Service Area.
    • Maintains constructive collaborative communication with patients, patient's family, physicians, co- workers and other members of health care team to contribute to continuity of care.
    • Will perform and teach the following as needed: Outpatient and Inpatient EEG exams, EKGs, Holtor, Cardiac Event and King of Heart monitors, exercise oximetrys, Methacholine challenges, Pentamadines studies, and stress tests.
    • Demonstrates ability to give and receive feedback and incorporates this into work. Gives feedback on employees for performance reviews.
    • Identifies clinical and interdepartmental problems and resolves conflicts appropriately.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  •  QUALIFICATIONS:
    • License(s):
      • Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Respiratory Therapist license.
    • Certification(s):
      • Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
      • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP).
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.
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