Job Description

This Respiratory Therapist position is PRN - varied shifts- working at Oro Valley Hospital

Required Current Arizona Respiratory Care License. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT from the NBRC) credential.

Up to  $3,000.00 sign on bonus for qualified, experienced Respiratory Therapists.

 

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) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  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.

                         

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