Respiratory Care Therapist
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Summary:Provides care for patients with respiratory disorders.
Full Time Nights
Responsibilities:Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy
per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient
condition as appropriate.
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.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Respiratory Therapy program.
- Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Respiratory
Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
State licensure if required by law.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Relevant life
support certification as determined at position level. 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 hire. All life
support certification cards must be issued by either the American
Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the
Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
- ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: ACLS, PALS,
and NRP within first year of hire on ongoing thereafter for
The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package:
- Full medical, dental and vision coverage
- Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b)
- Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in
- Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional
buy-up coverage options
- Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
- Wellness benefits
- 5 year incentive bonus
- Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft
protection and pet insurance
- Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to
be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by
UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also
qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of
tuition reimbursement each calendar year
UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service
Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!
UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the
PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness
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