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Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy- Full Time – JOB# 1521

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Company Description:

Estes Park Health exists to make a positive difference to the health and well-being of all we serve. Located about 90 miles northwest of Denver, at 7,522 feet above sea level, Estes Park Health sits in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. As a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, the adventurous lifestyle Estes Park supplies open endless outdoor opportunities for our staff. We promote a healthy work-life balance to give our staff the time to enjoy the “playground” that is Colorado.  

From pediatrics to geriatrics, Estes Park Health supplies a full spectrum of care for our friends, neighbors, and visitors in the entire Estes Park Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park. Today, over 18,000 patients—residents and visitors alike—see our health care teams for both outpatient and inpatient services.

Summary of Position

The Supervisor Respiratory Therapy  is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the RT department and service line. They work closely with the Director and Medical Director of the service line to drive strategy and ensure high quality and safe care based on national standards and best practice.


Full time, Monday-Friday- shifts will vary

The shift and hours listed above may be subject to temporary or permanent change at any time according to the needs required to provide excellent and full services to our customers during employment.


  • Provides care and education to patients throughout the lifespan with respiratory needs in all departments.
  • Responsible for hiring and managing staff skill and behavior.
  • Mentors staff in appropriate decision making and behavior.
  • Responsible for the development of policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for setting RT staff meeting agenda with the Director.
  • Collaborates with nursing leadership on education for proper use of oxygen therapies and equipment.
  • Is the “super-user” for all RT equipment and the documentation system.
  • Is independent in the daily management of the RT service line.
  • Responsible for evaluations of other RT staff members.
  • Leads quality initiatives. This includes data collection and report out.
  • Maintains membership in national organization(s) that help drive standards and best practice.
  • Develops and maintains an accurate scheduling process to ensure adequate coverage for the patient care units.
  • Works closely with materials management to monitor, evaluate, and order inventory and supplies.
  • Staffs and maintains the swabbling clinic.
  • Advises clinical team regarding equipment needs, selection, implementation, and education for staff regarding use of equipment.
  • Documents all patient consults and care in a timely manner according to EPH systems and policies.

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of a COARC Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy Program.
  • Licensed as an RRT in the state of Colorado
  • Credentialed as an RRT by the National Board for Respiratory Therapy.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a staff registered respiratory therapist (RT).
  • ACLS and PALs on hire.
  • NRP within 3 months of hire.

Hiring Salary: 

$33.88-$42.35 depending on experience.

Perks of working with us!

  • Paid Time Off – Personal and sick leave immediately available as accrued each pay period. Annual PTO accrual in your first year is 184 hours, equivalent to 23, 8 hour, days.
  • Retirement plans catered to your needs – all employees (Full Time, Part Time, PRN) are enrolled into our Money Purchase Pension Plan, 401a, which is in lieu of social security contributions. We also offer a 457(b) plan to additional funds to your investments.
  • Medical – Choose from a HSA or PPO medical plan with pre-tax spending accounts.
  • Dental – An affordable all-inclusive services plan.  No need to choose from 2 or 3 options.
  • Vision – Just for you or your whole family.
  • Medical Transport – Add MASA as a supplemental for both Air and Ground usable in all 50 states.
  • Accident and Critical Illness – For those unexpected life issues that may happen. Cash payouts to you.
  • Term Life and AD&D INS. – Free to full and part time employees.
  • Voluntary Life Ins. – Additional coverage for you to purchase for yourself, spouse and or children.
  • Short Term Disability – 2 levels to purchase for your needs.
  • Long Term Disability – Free to you while employed.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A comprehensive program for you and your family member which includes a national provider network for counseling services, life balance services, legal and financial services.

For more information about this opportunity call Human Resources at 970-577-4544 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (MST) or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer: In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of policies, programs, activities or employment. In addition, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

The descriptions above are listed as is at the time of posting and could change as needed at any time in accordance with state, local and federal laws.