Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT - COLORADO

Job Number
202189
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
7251 W. 4th Street
City & State
US-CO-Greeley
Posting Category
Respiratory Therapy
New Grad
No

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Join Banner Staffing Services as a Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT with Banner Health.  

 

We currently have assignments available at our Northern Colorado Banner Locations in Greeley, Loveland, and Ft. Collins, Colorado as well as Northeastern Colorado (Sterling and Brush).

 

Requirements include:

  • Must have National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • 1 year minimum recent experience
  • BLS(CPR) must be current

 

Through Banner Staffing Services you will work on a Per Diem or "As Needed" bases at our facilities in Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado in the Northern Front Range of Colorado. 

 

As a Banner Staffing employee you are also a Banner Health employee.  You will be eligible to apply as a transfer to any regular Full Time or Part Time opportunity within Banner Health at any time as an internal applicant.  This is a great way to market your skills within Banner Health.  

 

During your assignment you are eligible for Banner Health benefits which include: 

  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
  • Enjoy Wellness programs
  • Discount programs
  • Employee Assistant Programs

 

If you do eventually transfer into a regular benefit eligible position you will then be eligible for Banner's outstanding additional benefits.  

 

Apply now to be a in our staffing pool and begin your journey with Banner Health!

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

 

  • Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

 

  • Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

 

  • Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

 

  • May supervise department staff.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Associate or technical degree

Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through 1 year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as an RRT in the specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.