Welcome to Centura Health:At Centura Health, we're on a mission to heal individuals and uplift communities. We have locations throughout Colorado, Utah, and western Kansas, giving you opportunity to grow your career and impact the communities you serve. We deliver the same high standard of care to our employees as we do to our patients. With 25 hospitals, home care and hospice care, medical clinics, flight care, telehealth and over 100 physician practices, join us where your opportunities are endless!Flourishing Begins Here: You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success. As an Respiratory Therapist at Centura Health you will:* Perform respiratory procedures under physician direction in all patient areas. Responsible for patient assessments, care plans, plan implementation and evaluation and revision of therapy plan as needed. * Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure the most effective and efficient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. * Utilize knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care.* Support the organization vision and mission and practices performance improvement techniques to assure the delivery of the most effective patient care.What You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:* 1 year of respiratory therapy experience, preferred* Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred* High School Diploma required* Associates Degree preferred* Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program, i.e. CoARC, JRCRTE, or CAAHEP required* Must have current state Licensure (RLT) in applicable state of employment. Must have CRT by NBRC required* BLS required from the American Heart Association* Current ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire (for locations in Kansas, ACLS is required within 1 year of hire/transfer date).* Current PALS certification upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire for Avista, Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker, St. Anthony North Health Campus, St. Francis Medical Center, St. Mary Corwin, St. Thomas More, Porter, Mercy, Longmont* Current NRP certification upon hire or obtain within 6 months of hire for Avista, Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker, St. Anthony North Health Campus, St. Francis Medical Center, St. Mary Corwin, St. Thomas More, Mercy, LongmontPhysical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)Your Connected Community:When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.Pay Range:$28.50 - $49.80 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! While you are applying be sure to also consider our generous benefits packages as part of your overall compensation! You can view our benefits in Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico [HERE](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925), or for benefits in Utah look [HERE](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=717592&hashed=-2072217948).
As the largest health care system in Colorado and western Kansas, working at Centura Health is more than a job. You and your colleagues will be connected in service and spirit, delivering on a promise to provide high-quality health care that is accessible, enabling and dedicated to healing the whole person. •With 17 hospitals and 250+ provider locations spanning Colorado and western Kansas, Centura Health is the largest health care system in the area. We are powered by incredible 6,000+ physicians and 21,000 best hearts & minds in health care on a mission to build flourishing communities & whole person care.