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Respiratory Therapist Job
Centura Health | Littleton, Colorado
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Job Description

Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center that has provided compassionate health care and quality treatment for more than 20 years. Our medical teams specialize in cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, cancer care, stroke care, imaging services, as well as women’s and children’s services. The hospital is home to a Level III B NICU, a Level II Trauma Center and a nationally accredited breast center.  Located in the Denver/Aurora suburb of Littleton, CO, the area is a great place to live and work with residential neighborhoods, plentiful shopping, exceptional dining, the charm of old town Littleton, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses throughout.  The hospital’s culture is one of shared governance, development opportunities, community service and support for one another. Our many awards include Best Regional Hospital for Urology Care – U.S. News and World Report 2012-2013, Healthgrades recognition for specialty Coronary Care (2012), national certification by the Joint Commission for Acute Coronary Care, and more.  For more information about Littleton Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.mylittletonhospital.org.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 45342



Recruiter Contact: bradszallar@centura.org



Clinic/Department: 7374 LAH PULMONARY 



Hospital: LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITAL 



Schedule: Per Requested Need (not benefits eligible)



Shift: Variable


 



Position Summary



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.



 



Minimum Education Requirements



High School Diploma



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



Associate's or Bachelor's degree, preferred



 



Minimum Experience Requirements



One year of respiratory therapy experience, preferred



Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred



 



License/Certifications



Current credential of CRT or RRT by N.B.R.C



Current Colorado State Respiratory Therapist Licensure (RLT)



Current BLS certification from American Heart Association



Current ACLS certification form American Heart Association upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire



Current PALS certification upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire (Required for Avista, Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, St. Mary Corwin, St. Thomas Moore, Porter, Mercy)



Current NRP certification upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire (Required for Avista, Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker, St. Francis, St. Mary Corwin, St. Thomas Moore)


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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