HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Resp Practitioner II PRN in Englewood, Colorado
Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver: Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for neurotrauma and as the region’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians. At Swedish Medical Center, our staff is at the heart of delivering on our promise of Swedish Memorable Care. As a respected medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medial specialty. Recognized by the patients we treat every day, we are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award. Centers of Excellence Swedish, a Level I Trauma Center, offers eight distinct centers of excellence: Bariatric Surgery Center, Cancer Care Center, Emergency Services, The Heart Center, Neurosciences, including The Stroke Center, Orthopedic Services, Spine Program, Trauma Center, Women and Children’s Services.
*Position Summary: * Under medical direction this position provides for the implementation and coordination of Respiratory Care procedures based upon the Policies and Procedures of the Respiratory Care Department. In addition to the performance of all routine respiratory procedures the Respiratory Practitioner will be responsible for special procedures, within his/her scope of practice, maintaining and improving clinical competence, practicing universal precautions, maintaining and cleaning equipment, and performing any other duties deemed necessary by the shift supervisor. Also provides consultation, collaboration and education to the medical staff, multi-disciplinary care team members, and patients/families. Embrace and consistently demonstrate Swedish Memorable Care initiatives, encompassing both patients and employees.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduate of American Medical Association (AMA) accredited Respiratory Therapist Program
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Respiratory Therapist License (required) * NBRC accredited Registered Respiratory Therapist * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (required) * Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (preferred) * Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) (preferred)
EXPERIENCE: * One year of Respiratory Therapist experience in an acute care setting (preferred) respiratory therapy, respiratory therapist, respiratory practitioner, rrt, Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, level 1 trauma, employment, healthcare, hospital
Title: Resp Practitioner II PRN
Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03167-55210