2173-005 Respiratory Therapist - Marana Emergency Room - PRN-1821750
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.
Description Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function.
Education: Associate'sdegree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited school of respiratory therapy
Skills: Ability tocommunicate / provide clear and accurate information in an appropriate mannerconsistent with the developmental age range of the patient. Ability tofollow written and oral instructions and established procedures. Hascurrent knowledge and skills appropriate to age / type of patient populationserved. Must be competent in performing general respiratory careprocedures, and in performing care of critical patients. Ability tosupervise in a respiratory care setting.
Licenses/Certifications: Required:Current Arizona Respiratory Care License. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRTfrom the NBRC) credential. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS and (AHA) ACLScertification.