At Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (located at 67th Avenue and Union Hills, in Glendale) we take looking after our employees as seriously as we take looking after our patients. From the moment you walk through the doors, you’ll notice there’s a personal touch to everything we do, whether it’s a friendly volunteer at the information desk, or our dedicated colleagues helping each other to provide outstanding, safe, high quality care to our patients and their family members. We’re as proud of the recognition we’ve received, such as the 2013 Pioneer Award for Quality, or the Hospital Safety Score of “A” by The Leapfrog Group five times in a row (2012 - 2016) as we are proud of our excellent employee engagement and the countless stories of our colleagues going the extra mile to exceed our patients expectations.
Provides respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by physicians. Works on cases that are more complex. Trains and Mentors staff. Performs all types of Respiratory Care including diagnostic testing, treadmills, complete PFTs, ABG machine maintenance, hemodynamics, special procedures and ENGs. Performs procedures required in the specialty areas, i.e. ICU, PACU, etc. Performs assessment and treatment of the newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. Ability to precept students, and orientees.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Must have understanding of the general principles of asepsis and infection control practices, including isolation. Knowledge of volume ventilators and understanding of patient hemodynamics. Excellent customer service skills. Computer skills preferred.Qualifications:
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Completion of formal two year respiratory education program which meets requirements for certification (CRT) and registration (RRT).
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Two years in Respiratory.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Acute care and ICU, hemodynamic, PFT, and cardiology experience preferred. Ability to precept and train staff, students, and orientees. Able to actively take a leadership role to meet the needs of the department.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist in the State of Arizona and CPR. As required by facility: ACLS, PALS and NRP required within 12 months of employment.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Glendale, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
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