UCHealth Clinical Instructor Respiratory Therapist - Concorde in Aurora, Colorado
Functions as a competent clinical respiratory therapist responsible for the coordination, supervision, and evaluation of respiratory therapy student educational experiences. Includes a clinical faculty appointment at the partnering school, practicing within the Clinical Scholar model.
This position is a 0.3 FTE instructor position paired with a 0.6 FTE RT to equate to a FULL TIME position eligible for benefits on a full time rate.
Work Schedule: Part Time (12hr/week) Flex
Facilitates hospital orientation for respiratory therapy students. Collaborates with the academic institution's course coordinator to plan course content, objectives, and learning activities. Coordinates student respiratory therapy clinical experiences in collaboration with respiratory therapy educators and preceptors.
Provides clinical supervision and evaluation of students, in coordination with assigned preceptors. Coordinates and conducts clinical conferences with students, to meet the educational objectives of the course.
Participates in direct patient care activities to maintain clinical competence. Independently administers medications per licensure authority, assesses and reassesses effects of these medications, documents administration in a timely manner per policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
Provides assistance and consultation to preceptors for problem-solving and implementation of course objectives. Collaborates with leadership to develop goals and objectives for education and training programs as assigned. Supports efforts in professional respiratory therapy practice quality and outcomes activities. Maintains and reports on outcomes data related to assigned program.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: BSRT in respiratory therapy from an accredited program. Internal candidates may hold a ASRT if a BSRT is in progress.
Preferred: Advancement to Level III in the STAR clinical ladder program.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Respiratory Therapist (RT). NBRC - RRT.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level.
Preferred:Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Adult Critical Care Specialist (ACCS), and Neonatal and Pediatric Specialist (NPS).
Minimum Experience: 3 years of respiratory therapy experience in an acute care setting. Instructional teaching experience, both formal and informal.
The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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Full medical, dental and vision coverage
Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching
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Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
5 year incentive bonus
Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year
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