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CRT Certified Respiratory Therapist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Primary City/State: Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name: Respiratory Thrpy-HospWork Shift: VariedJob Category: Clinical CarePrimary Location Salary Range: $23.37/hr - $35.06/hr, based on education & experienceIn accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules. UP TO $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE (Recruiter will provide details of sign-on bonus during interview process) 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. At Banner Health, we understand that talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to offer our more than 50,000 employees many career and lifestyle choices throughout our network of facilities. The people of Banner Health are focused on delivering excellent care to our patients. In return, we are committed to excellence in personal development for all our employees. As a Certified Respiratory Therapist you have the opportunity to work with an excellent team with high acuity and diverse patient population. Our Respiratory Care team provides care 24/7 for patients requiring services ranging from simple oxygen therapy to advanced ventilator support. The department also performs diagnostic testing and emergency medical support including CPR. The department also staffs the facility Vascular Access Team. We currently have fulltime and part-time positions available, including a variety of shifts in several hospitals through Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming. Enjoy an 18% night-shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential, where applicable. Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits. Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.POSITION SUMMARY This position applies basic fundamental techniques of respiratory therapy to patients in a variety of health care settings. CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Performs all modalities of basic respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures such as breathing treatments, lung expansion therapy, noninvasive ventilation and oxygen therapy. 2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators with physician and/or licensed independent practitioner oversight, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process. 3. 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. 4. Performs basic assessment of patient's disease process and response to therapy ordered and documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures. 5. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems and when confronted with unfamiliar situations, procedures and techniques. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Associate or technical degree. Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). A current license in state practiced as required by state law. In the state of Nevada, all incumbents must have their Blood Gas Technologist certification. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must possess valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Must have basic knowledge of clinical techniques, applications and equipment. 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.

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City , CRT Certified Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Sun City, Arizona

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