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Respiratory Therapist RRT at SCL Health in Grand Junction, Colorado

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Respiratory Therapist
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold
Families feel it in your prayers
Colleagues feel it in your support
You know when to move quickly
When to sit quietly
When to laugh loudly
You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible
Mary s Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care
Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth
Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family
Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage
But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being
To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off
We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning
Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace
We ll honor each other s dignity and surpass the standards we set
We ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity
We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones)
We ll hello and high five
We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing
We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn
Your day
As an RRT you need to know how to: Deliver evidence-based respiratory care by protocol or pathway through arterial line insertion, intubations, bronchoscopy assist, percutaneous tracheostomy assist, flight and high risk deliveries Be an integral member of the patient s care regimen using patient-driven protocols in the general care areas and the vent liberation protocol in the Critical Care areas Participate with the Early Mobility Team Provide effective airway management Initiate, maintain, monitor and document continuous mechanical ventilation Understand and institute advanced ventilator modalities Effectively discuss advanced Respiratory Pathophysiology and implement changes based on patient s condition Evaluate CXR to facilitate patient care Your experience
We hire people, not resumes
But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: Associate s Degree in Respiratory, required Bachelor s Degree, preferred Valid Colorado Registered Respiratory Therapist license, required Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required Current ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications, preferred Your next move
Now that you know more about being an RRT on our team we hope you ll join us
At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities