• Registered Respiratory Therapist

    Job Number
    241735
    Facility
    Banner Desert Medical Center
    Department
    Respiratory Thrpy-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Mesa
    Work Schedule
    Night
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Respiratory Therapy
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    The compassion and professionalism of our Therapy Services employees create a workplace that is full of opportunities for growth and learning. Our benefits, as well as our career opportunities, are competitive and employee-focused. 

     

    Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s Medical Centers is looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist to join our team providing care for neonates, pediatrics and adult patients.  As a member of the team, you will be working in a very fast-paced, busy level 1 trauma destination.  Our Respiratory Therapists must possess time-management skills, be self-motivated and work in a team environment.  Being a member of the Respiratory Department here at Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s allows the opportunity to work in the Emergency Department, NICU, PICU, Adult ICU, and be a part of adult and pediatric cardiac cases.  We empower our Employees to learn multiple areas once comfortable and provide support as people grow their skillset and career!

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Desert Medical Center
    Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System.



    About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center


    If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

     



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    About Banner Health
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    Job Summary

    This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.


    Essential Functions

  • Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

  • Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

  • Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

  • Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

  • Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

  • Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

  • May supervise department staff.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Associate or technical degree

    Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

    Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through 1 year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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