RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Sun City, Arizona
You have a place in the health care industry. If you're looking
to leverage your abilities to make a real difference - and real
change in the health care industry - you belong at Banner Health.
Both Day and Night shift openings at this time. Weekend
rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $3/hour
weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when
Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided
exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of
metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is
recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best
Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including
cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery,
rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary,
urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the
Gold Seal of ApprovalT from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke
Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing
mortality and complications.
This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary
and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of
health care settings.
Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed
by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in
accordance with established department/hospital policies and
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.
- Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and
cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health
care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the
system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All
levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all
other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External
Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community
agencies and regulatory agencies.
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 one year of clinical
experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills
necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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