Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 56015
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022
Provides care for patients with respiratory disorders in our NICU.
Work Schedule: Full Time (72hours per two week pay period) NIGHTS
Location: University of Colorado Hospital NICU
U.S. News ranks University of Colorado Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in Colorado. Additionally, nine of our specialties are ranked among the nation’s best with a national ranking of #2 in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery. University of Colorado Hospital is the region’s only academic hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center of excellence for the region, and Stroke Center. We currently have 8 adult critical care areas; Medical ICU, Medical Surgical Progressive Care, Surgical Trauma ICU, Cardiac ICU, Neuro ICU, Covid ICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Burn ICU and a Level 3 NICU with 50 beds.
Our NICU is a 50-bed level 3 nursery that specializes in the care of preterm and critically ill newborns. We are a regional referral center for extremely premature infants born as early as 22 weeks’ gestation and provide care for babies with a variety of medical conditions. Respiratory therapists are a critical component of our multidisciplinary team, which also includes parents, providers, developmental therapists, registered nurses, and others. Our focus on family-centered care and quality patient outcomes helps promote the best care for our patients and ensures our families feel supported throughout their stay. We have the ability to have respiratory therapists who are solely in the NICU, as well as those who would like to maintain a combination of NICU and Adult care.
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
The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience. 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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