RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist (PRN/Per Diem)
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Primary City/State:Greeley, ColoradoDepartment Name:Respiratory
Thrpy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CarePrimary Location
Salary Range:$28.11/hr - $43.00/hr, based on education &
experienceIn accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay
Transparency Rules.Health care is constantly changing, and at
Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading
health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to
change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose
to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better
sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from
As an RRT, you can bring your experience and passion for health
care to our Respiratory team at North Colorado Medical Center
(NCMC) in Greely, CO! The NCMC Respiratory Therapy department is
highly engaged in teamwork which allows staff to have the ability
to cross train to critical care areas more easily. Since
Respiratory Care is protocol driven, staff have the opportunity to
participate and direct patient care. NCMC utilizes some of the
newest respiratory therapy technologies like the Puritan Bennett
980 ventilators, Optiflow, Metaneb, as well as Ambu
bronchoscopes.North Colorado Medical Center's respiratory team
consists of 24 staff members, which feels like a family
environment. Staff and leadership are supportive of one another.
Within the department, there are opportunities for growth as a
Respiratory therapist. These opportunities include gaining
additional experience in respiratory therapy, the ability to float
to other North Colorado Banner facilities, and being a major part
of the multidisciplinary care team.
This is a PRN/Per Diem opportunity working Day shift, hours are not
guaranteed. Weekend and holiday rotations are required in this
role. Enjoy a flat rate $1.50/hour weekend shift differential and a
$4/hour night-shift differential, where applicable.A 378-bed Level
II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees,
North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the
region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based
and specialty services for a service area that includes southern
Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern
Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative
care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an
exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare
professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a
wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit
This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary
and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of
health care settings.
1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed
by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in
accordance with established department/hospital policies and
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as
prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital
policies and procedures.
5. 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.
6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating
care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and
identification/resolution of problems.
7. May supervise department staff.
8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and
cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health
care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the
system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All
levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all
other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External
Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community
agencies and regulatory agencies.
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. In the state of Nevada, all incumbents must have
their Blood Gas Technologist certification. 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. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice
must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and
equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical
experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills
necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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