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Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Rehab

Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 82584
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2022

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Description

Summary:
Provides care to patients with chronic lung disease.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days.  This position is specific to the Outpatient setting.         

Responsibilities:
Provides patient assessment and care, including collaborative care, guiding safe exercise, education, and self-management of lung health.

Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings for the purpose of managing/reviewing patient care and treatment protocols, policies, and procedures.

Serves as a resource to staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development.

Assists with the development of educational materials for patients. Organizes and facilitates support groups for patients and their families.

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 action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    * Basic Life Support
    * Registered Respiratory Therapist - Nat'l.
    * Respiratory Therapist-State
  • Other information:
    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 and any additional life support certification as determined at the Position Level.
    Minimum Experience: 1 year as Respiratory Therapist (reg).
  • 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.)

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) matching
  • Paid time off.  Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • 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

Loan Repayment:

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 through Savi.


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