Respiratory Therapist Night Shift

Peoria, AZ
Night Shift 1800-0700

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
POSITION PURPOSEUsing discretion and independent judgment. Performs quality patient care as a member of the respiratory team, providing intensiverespiratory care and patient transport into and out of the facility as medically prescribed and with minimal supervision. This position does provide direct patient care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Facilitates the achievement of maximum therapeutic care potential for patients. Provides consultation with regard to pulmonary disorders and respiratory therapy practices. POSITION REQUIREMENTSLicenses or CertificationsThis position requires a licensed RRT, by the NBRC, licensed by the state as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. CPR requiredACLS certification preferred Education, Training, and Experience Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity StandardsOrganizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraintsAdheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standardsSpeaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written formatMaintains confidentiality of patient informationRespects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfactionWorks cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employeesAdapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situationsSeeks assistance as neededWrites legiblyFunctions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environment  Machines, Equipment UsedOxygen equipment, humidifiers, nebulizers, spirometers, suction equipment, EKG machine, Holter monitor, Electronic charting system, basic office equipment, Bi-Pap/CPAP machines, Pulmonary function testing equipment. Physical RequirementsAbility to lift up to 30 pounds and transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require push, pull and utilizing full range of body movements. Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement. Environmental ConditionsIndoors in climate controlled, well-lighted, and ventilated environment  Interpersonal Relationships As a representative of Curahealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct affect on the hospitals image and perceptions of quality care and service.  Interaction with guests, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors, and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional.  This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The respiratory therapist exhibits and promotes the hospitals Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital community.
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP,ATT)

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