DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
At The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza patients are our first priority. We take extreme measures to ensure high quality, safe care in the most comfortable setting possible.
Highlights About The Medical Center of Aurora:
Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating the delivery of clinical patient care. Collaborates with the Director of Respiratory Therapy in planning, organizing and delivery of services. Participates in monitoring the quality of care being provided and takes appropriate measures to assure the provision of high quality care. Financial responsibility to include collaboration in preparation of the budgets and effective utilization of resources.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Respiratory Therapist required. NBRC-RRT credential required. Registered Pulmonary Function Technician or Registered Cardiopulmonary Technician or eligible preferred. Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS through American Heart Association required. Neonatal Resuscitation Program Required. Neonatal Pediatric Specialist preferred, Adult Critical Care Specialist preferred
B. Education: Graduate of an Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program
C. Experience: 3 years Respiratory Therapist experience
D. Special Qualifications: Must have effective verbal and written communication in order to communicate in a clear, concise manner with staff, employees, patients, public and physicians. Knowledge of respiratory principles and procedures. Implements and coordinates Respiratory Care to patients based on cardiopulmonary assessment. Models the behaviors outlined in the iCARE values.
Degree of supervision required: Minimal supervision: Individual proceeds under medical direction and with guidance from the Department Director on his/her own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices prescribed by the Respiratory Care Department.