North Suburban Medical Center
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Hourly Wage Estimate: $30.16 – $45.25 / hour
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Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Respiratory Therapist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
North Suburban Medical Center is the highest-quality hospital in north Denver. As a member of the HealthONE family of hospitals, North Suburban is one of just two hospitals in the state of Colorado to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures each of the last five years. In addition, North Suburban is the only hospital in north Denver to receive an “A” rating on the Leapfrog Group’s biannual patient safety ratings the last nine surveys. North Suburban has been honored by the Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best ERs and one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. Licensed for 157 beds, North Suburban is located in Thornton, Colorado, a 10-minute drive from downtown Denver.
North Suburban Medical Center is a rapidly growing hospital that boasts the highest quality scores in the North Denver area. With locations in Thornton, Westminster and Arvada and a generation of caring for the community, North Suburban is known for providing trusted care, close to home.
Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for the third straight year – one of only two hospitals in Colorado to earn that achievement. Crossed the three-year mark of achieving “all green” status for Core Measures, a set of quality indicators used by all U.S. hospitals to track high-quality patient care. Honored by the March of Dimes for keeping babies safe after scheduling zero elective deliveries before 39 weeks in 2012 and 2013. Received Advanced Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission in 2012. Earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
This position reflects advanced experience and expertise in the area of respiratory therapy. Staff functioning in this role will participate in direct patient care, staff & program development and professional initiatives.
The Respiratory Therapist will demonstrate the following:
- 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 infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
- Treatment in compliance with the Hospital and Respiratory Therapy Service Policies and Procedures.
- Support of the Hospital and Department at all times and participates in the Department and Hospital Performance Improvement efforts.
- Responsibility for maintaining and improving respiratory therapy knowledge and skills.
- Good judgment and the ability to function independently and possess evaluation and decision making skills.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
- Current Colorado State Respiratory License
- Registered Respiratory Therapist credential (RRT)
- Current AHA or ARC BLS
- Current AHA or ARC ACLS
- Current PALS
- NRP preferred
- Membership in professional organization (AARC, NBRC) preferred
- Graduate of an American Medical Association approved Respiratory Therapy Program
- Minimum: 1 year acute / critical care experience or related experience
- Preferred: 2-3 years acute / critical care experience or related experience
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