Coord Respiratory Therapy

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Thornton, Colorado
  • Posted: October 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: 03192-66647
This position reflects advanced experience and/or expertise respiratory therapy. The coordinator will participate in direct patient care, staff & program development, continuous quality improvement efforts and professional initiatives. This individual will assist the Department Director in their absence and assist with other duties as assigned by the Director.

  1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for assigned patients. Each service area may require specialized skills and/or serve specific age categories, which may include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  2. Treatment is provided in compliance with the Hospital, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and Medicare guidelines and regulations. .
  3. Supports of the Hospital and department at all times, participate in the Respiratory Therapy Service and Hospital's Performance Improvement efforts.
  4. Assume responsibility for maintaining and improving Respiratory Therapy, EKG, EEG and EMG knowledge and skills.
  5. Demonstrates good judgment and the ability to function independently and posses evaluation and decision making skills.
  6. Mentors and/or oversees the clinical practice of all department staff.
  7. Participation in professional initiatives and staff development.

Position Requirements:

  1. Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Current Colorado State Respiratory License
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Current BLS
Current ACLS
Current PALS
NRP preferred
CPFT/RPFT preferred
Membership in professional organization (AARC, CSRC, NBRC)

B. Education:
Graduate of an American Medical Association approved Respiratory Therapy Program
AS/AA required
Bachelors or Master degree preferred

C. Experience:

2-5 years clinical experience
Previous supervisory experience required

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