Respiratory Therapist RRT or Registered Nurse RN - SCHOOL POSITION

  • Boulder, CO
  • Schools - RN Nurse
  • 7 days ago
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Job Description

Job Opening: Full-Time 1:1 Respiratory Therapist

Location: Boulder, CO
Duration: ASAP - May 23 (Renewal for ESY or NSY possible)
Hours: Part-Time (34 hours/week)
Caseload: 1:1 with a 1st Grade Student
Duties:

  • Suctioning: As needed in the mouth and trach, with rare trach suction during the day.
  • Positioning: Changing position every 2 hours, diaper changes at least 4 times in school.
  • Tube Feeding: Breakfast and lunch, each feed takes about 1 hour.
  • Water: Administered about 5 times during school hours.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to provide 1:1 support to a 1st grade student in Boulder, CO. This position requires experienced RNs who can manage the respiratory needs and provide comprehensive care to ensure the student's well-being and safety during school hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform suctioning procedures as needed, both orally and through the tracheostomy.
  • Assist with positioning the student every 2 hours and manage diaper changes as required.
  • Administer tube feeding during breakfast and lunch periods, ensuring proper hydration with water throughout the day.
  • Collaborate with the school team, including teachers and support staff, to provide coordinated care and support for the student.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of procedures performed and any changes in the student's condition.

Requirements:

  • Valid RN license in the state of Colorado.
  • Experience in pediatric respiratory therapy and tracheostomy care.
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to changing needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care.
  • Willingness to participate in a 2-part interview process and meet with the student's family.

Location Information:
Boulder, CO, offers a scenic and vibrant community with access to outdoor activities, cultural events, and excellent educational resources. With its stunning natural surroundings and progressive atmosphere, Boulder provides an enriching environment for both work and leisure.

To Apply:
If you are an experienced RN with a passion for pediatric care and meet the requirements for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to our team in Boulder, CO.

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