Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
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.
Provides respiratory care to patients.
Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period.
Other related duties as assigned.
- Performs all aspects of respiratory care to include diagnostic test of the cardio-pulmonary system
- Performs quality control on all respiratory care equipment to include I-STAT blood gas analyzer.
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: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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