Respiratory Therapist Lead - Oro Valley Hospital - FT - Days
Seeking a full-time Respiratory Therapist - Lead, to join our team at Oro Valley Hospital. Our focus is on high quality patient care through patient assessment, critical thinking skills, time management and teamwork.
Leads staff and performs all general respiratory care practitioner duties, which includes the administration of aerosol therapy, arterial blood draws and analysis, ECG's, airway maintenance, oxygen administration, 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. Leads, plans, organizes, and prioritizes work effectively. Meets deadlines and completes assignments within specified time frames. Develops and manages staff schedules, orders supplies and manages daily billing reconciliation. Makes recommendations on all personnel actions, including hiring, promoting, employee evaluations. Reports to department director or designee.
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.