Respiratory Therapist (RRT)- Boulder Post Acute at Boulder Post Acute in Boulder, Colorado

Posted in Health Care 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are Hiring a Respiratory Therapist!

Caring is our main concern. Our organization is built on the premise that the most effective way to provide compassionate care is to:

  • Maintain high medical integrity

  • Foster a team spirit among staff

  • Create friendly, beautiful surroundings for our residents and their visitors

What does a Respiratory Therapist do?

The primary purpose of your job position is to perform respiratory/pulmonary therapy, management,
rehabilitation, diagnostic evaluation, and direct care to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities, which
affect the pulmonary system

Essential Duties:

• Receive and follow schedule/instructions from your supervisor and as outlined in our established
policies and procedures.
• Adheres to established policies and procedures of the facility to which the respiratory care practitioner is
• Performs focused interview to identify specific patients' needs.
• Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient's condition.
• Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual
and/or potential diagnoses.
• Plans for outcomes of care for those patients assigned.
• Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and
patient care outcome standard.
• Adheres to emergency, safety and infection control procedures of the facility to which the respiratory
care practitioner is assigned.
• Promotes and participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications.
• Reports changes in the patient's respiratory status to the Director/Supervisor of Respiratory Care
Services, the nurse primarily responsible for the patient, and the physician, as needed, and prior to
leaving the facility
• Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-department personnel, as well as other
departments within the facility.
• Agree not to disclose resident's protected health information and promptly report suspected or known
violations of such disclosure to the Administrator.
• Assume the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability of performing the assigned duties
of this position.
• Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information including protected health information.
Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information.


  • Must possess an active CRT or RRT credential.

  • Must possess, as a minimum, an Associate Degree from an
    accredited school.

  • Must be a Graduate of a respiratory care program.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in the health care field preferred.

  • Minimum of one (1) year respiratory experience in a skilled nursing, acute and/or subacute unit preferred.

Salary: $28-$40/ hourly

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