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Registered Respiratory Therapist | Nights (6 on, 8 off)

Glenwood Springs, CO
Located in the middle of the Colorado mountains, halfway between Vail and Aspen, Glenwood Springs is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts who ski, snowboard, hike, bike, camp, raft, kayak and/or just enjoy the mountain scenery. The Great Towns of America has featured this picturesque mountain community, and The Best Small Towns of America has named it as one of the top four small towns in the entire U.S. The Travel Channel also named Glenwood Springs The Hottest Place to Cool Off.  With a population of 9,000, Glenwood has maintained its small town feel while providing the amenities of a larger town.
 
Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek candidates with two (2) or more years of experience for the role of Respiratory Therapist.  In this role you will work a full-time, 12-hour night shift position, working 6 days on and then 8 days off. You will provide in-patient therapy for neonates to geriatrics on medical surgical floors, critical care, surgical services, level II nursery, the family birthplace center, and the emergency department. Under the supervision of the medical staff provides general and advanced levels of therapy, patient education, you will participate as a member of the trauma and code blue teams, evaluation of CXR for endotracheal tube placement and other pulmonary clinical pathology, review laboratory values, fluid balance and medications. You will provide Level II Nursery and pediatrics respiratory interventions and pediatric asthma and bronchiolitis management and education. You will perform EKG’s, ABG’s, and bedside Spirometry.

Candidates must be a graduate of a National Board of Respiratory Care accredited School of Respiratory Care and have (2) or more years experience.  Our ideal candidate will have experience in and be able to perform all procedures of clinical practice (e.g. ventilator management including APRV, AVAPS and BIPAP weaning, respiratory care consults, assessments and interventions, adult intubation, arterial line insertion and bedside diagnostics). Familiarity with electronic medical record keeping systems (Meditech) is a plus.

The role offers highly competitive compensation and robust benefits.  Relocation assistance is provided. This is a great opportunity to join a 78-bed hospital that has been honored to be one of 39 healthcare facilities to be recognized as a Planetree Designated Hospital, a program that formally recognizes excellence in patient care across the continuum.  It is also an excellent opportunity to live on the Western Slope of Colorado, enjoy the relaxing mountain lifestyle, while continuing to impact patient lives on a daily basis. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."


 
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400

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