Respiratory Therapist - FT - Nights
This Respiratory Therapist position is FT- Nights - working at Oro Valley Hospital
Our focus is on high quality patient care through patient assessment, critical thinking skills, time management and teamwork.
Up to $3,000.00 sign on bonus for qualified, experienced Respiratory Therapists.
This position requires a Current Arizona Respiratory Care License. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT from the NBRC) credential.
Summary: Responsible for all general respiratory care duties as a respiratory care practitioner which includes the administration of aerosol therapy, arterial blood draws and analysis, ECG's, pulmonary function screening, airway maintenance and oxygen administration. Intensive care experience must include but not limited to arterial line management, ventilator maintenance and troubleshooting, intubation and extubation of patients. Performs routine respiratory care treatments and oxygen administration for adult, pediatric, and neonatal patient care areas; explains therapy to be delivered to patient and/or family in a professional manner. Performs patient’s assessment prior to treatment and evaluates patient progress during treatment to determine if necessary clinical interventions are required. Documents patient care delivered in a timely and consistent manner and assures the completeness of the patient’s respiratory care medical record ensuring that all ordered patient care for the assigned area(s) is completed prior to the end of a shift. Demonstrates a consistent follow through and consideration for co-workers in making sure respiratory care supply levels are adequate and equipment is properly maintained and in functional order.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital where staff is committed to patient safety and strive to provide high quality patient care. The dedicated team of professionals provide a full-range of healthcare services including a Level IV Trauma ER, a 17 bed senior behavioral health unit, and an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility. Technology also plays a key role at OVH as evidenced by its robotic partial knee resurfacing program, robotic surgical program and its TRU-D “robot” that enhances the infection control process. Additional services include outpatient imaging and laboratory, sleep centers, physical therapy, and a cardiac cath lab. Affiliated with OVH is Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists including Desert Cardiology. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: RESPT47912