Clinical Instructor Respiratory Therapist
Posted on: August 8, 2022
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.
Work Schedule: Part Time (24hr/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
- 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
- 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.
Registered Respiratory Therapist - Nat'l.
Basic Life Support
- 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
- Minimum Experience: 3 years of respiratory therapy experience
in an acute care setting. Instructional teaching experience, both
formal and informal.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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