Respiratory Therapist - Hiring Immediately
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Respiratory Therapist Registered
This is a non-exempt/hourly, full-time (36 hrs/wk), NIGHTS position
on UCHealth's Respiratory Care team based at Memorial Hospital in
Colorado Springs CO.
What UCHealth has to offer:
* Sign-On Bonus: $15,000 for full-time RT new hires. Must have at
least one year RT experience to be eligible and not employed by
UCHealth in the past twelve months. 24-month commitment.
* Retirement and Pension Plan
* Career Advancement Ladder
* Eligible for evening, night and weekend differential
* Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of
care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as
* Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on
patient outcomes, current research, and best practices. Responds to
codes and calls for emergent assistance.
* Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment
utilizing appropriate protocols.
* Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and
provides information about community resources.
* Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
* Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Respiratory
Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
CO State licensure as required by law.
* ACLS is required upon hire.
* NRP and PALS tracked on units
* BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour. An
annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the
commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
and their families. We foster a true human connection and give
people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
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Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
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individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
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or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
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does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
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