North Suburban Medical Center is a rapidly growing hospital that boasts the highest quality scores in the North Denver area. With locations in Thornton, Westminster and Arvada and a generation of caring for the community, North Suburban is known for providing trusted care, close to home. Quality Highlights
Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for
the third straight year - one of only two hospitals in Colorado to earn that
achievement. Crossed the three-year mark of achieving "all green" status for Core Measures, a set of quality indicators used by all U.S. hospitals to track high-quality patient care.
Honored by the March of Dimes for keeping babies safe after scheduling zero elective deliveries before 39 weeks in 2012 and 2013. Received Advanced Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission in 2012. Earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
This position reflects advanced experience and expertise in the area of respiratory therapy. Staff functioning in this role will participate in direct patient care, staff & program development and professional initiatives. The Respiratory Practitioner II will demonstrate the following:
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for assigned patients. Each service area may require specialized skills and/or serve specific age categories, which may include infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Treatment in compliance with the Hospital and Respiratory Therapy Service Policies and Procedures.
Support of the Hospital and Department at all times and participates in the Department and Hospital Performance Improvement efforts.
Responsibility for maintaining and improving respiratory therapy knowledge and skills. Good judgment and the ability to function independently and posses evaluation and decision making skills.
Current Colorado State Respiratory License
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Membership in professional organization (AARC, NBRC) preferred
Graduate of an American Medical Association approved Respiratory Therapy Program
Minimum: 1 year acute / critical care experience or related experience
Preferred: 2-3 years acute / critical care experience or related experience