AdventHealthRespiratory Therapist Flexible Contract Assignment - Nights
Denver, CO

Registered Nurse Flexible Contract Assignments

  • 13-week contract assignments.

  • Respiratory Therapist

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

  • Schedule: 13-week contract assignments.

  • Shift : Nights

The role you will contribute:

  • Provides routine, emergent and critical care under the direction of a physician to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.

The value you will bring to the team:

  • 13-week contract assignments, directly with AdventHealth.

  • Delivers routine respiratory treatments and continuous respiratory therapy including aerosol therapy, lung expansion therapy, oxygen therapy and bronchial hygiene in accordance with applicable policy and procedure.

  • Monitors, instructs, and coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects. Adjusts therapies according to protocol and documented clinical criteria. Makes and / or recommends changes based on pulse oximetry, peak flow measurement, chest x-ray, lab work and other data relevant to optimal patient progress.

  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings. Reevaluates patient / ventilator interface a minimum of every four hours. Responds to alarms and otherwise troubleshoots as needed. Establishes weaning readiness and facilitates weaning process. Adjusts ventilator in accordance with patient progress.

  • Responds to emergencies including Code STEMI, Rapid Response and Code Blues; establishes and maintains airway, performs CPR.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you will need to succeed:

  • Associate Degree

  • Must be a graduate of an approved respiratory care program.

  • Must be registered (RRT)

  • Current BLS

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $20 - $180

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 24020562

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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