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Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Charge Respiratory Therapist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
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. The Medical Center of Aurora is Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and is a 346-bed acute care hospital in Aurora, CO. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campus in Aurora and Centennial, CO, including the Main Campus, North Campus (Behavioral Health and Wellness Center), Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The main campus is a level II trauma Facility with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Certification accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor.
The Respiratory Therapy Department at The Medical Center of Aurora is seeking Respiratory Care Practitioners who align with our vision of elevating the practice of Respiratory Care. We are seeking therapists who are excited to practice with autonomy, respect, and be part of a dynamic team who seek to practice at the top of license. We strive to practice evidence based medicine and are goal driven. Acting as practitioners we work hard to optimize patient care through patient advocacy and strategic physician partnerships. At The Medical Center of Aurora you will have the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team who continue to seek ways to improve quality outcomes as well as encouragement for career advancement.
Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
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.
The Charge Respiratory Therapist provides direction, serves as a resource and acts as a role model for staff to ensure comprehensive and safe patient care. The Charge Therapist serves as a liaison and promotes teamwork within the department. The Charge Therapist assists the Director in establishing unit specific goals, determining work procedures and expediting work flow; ensuring compliance with policies and procedures and regulatory compliances; following staffing matrix/productivity standards, assisting with evaluations and chart audits and performing any duties as assigned.
The Charge Therapist assists the staff in patient care assessment, planning interventions and being involved in problem solving. The Charge Therapist performs delegated duties consistent with his/her scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery. The Charge Therapist is also a RT who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for his/her patients based on criteria that is age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Licensure / Certification / Registration: Licensed to practice as an RT in the State of Colorado. RRT credential from NBRC. Current Basic Life Support upon hire (BLS) and any unit specific certification: Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Resuscitation Practitioner (NRP) all within 1 year of hire.
a. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy. Registered Respiratory Therapist required. BSN preferred. Activity in professional organizations encouraged.
b. Experience: Minimum two years of experience as an RT. Previous experience in charge/supervisory position desirable. Education, experience or certification specific to clinical area recommended.
c. Special Qualifications: Continuing demonstration of clinical and leadership competency. Commitment and understanding of staffing matrix/productivity standard. Committed to the goals of the unit, patient safety initiatives and positive patient experience.
d. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the standards of nursing practice. Displays judgment and superior problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
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