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Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Salary Breakdown

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Average

$53,870

ANNUAL

$25.9

HOURLY

Entry Level

$45,890

ANNUAL

$22.06

HOURLY

Mid Level

$53,985

ANNUAL

$25.96

HOURLY

Expert Level

$62,080

ANNUAL

$29.85

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

22

Current Available Jobs

740

Projected job openings through 2024


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Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

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Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

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Problem Sensitivity

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Oral Expression

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Inductive Reasoning

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Deductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Days
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Services Medical Director, Department Director and/or Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures. Must have a wide range of knowledge and skills in order to set-up up, operate, and administer all types of respiratory care procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness, and includes extensive competency in the use of advanced mechanical ventilation techniques.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Requires graduation from a two (2) year A.M.A. approved Respiratory Therapy Program.

    Experience:

    + Prefer six (6) months recent work experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must be registered (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and licensed (or temporary license) by the Arizona Board of Respiratory Care Examiners.

    + Requires BLS or ACLS. A card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.

    + Prefer certification in PALS and NALS.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Knowledge of additional languages is preferred.

    + Must have basic computer knowledge.

    + Must have ability to plan, modify and coordinate respiratory care and treatments.

    + Must be able to administer therapeutic agents and treatments, observe patients and determine effects of treatments, and instruct patients and families in home care.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Nights
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Services Medical Director, Department Director and/or Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures. Must have a wide range of knowledge and skills in order to set-up up, operate, and administer all types of respiratory care procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness, and includes extensive competency in the use of advanced mechanical ventilation techniques.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Requires graduation from a two (2) year A.M.A. approved Respiratory Therapy Program.

    Experience:

    + Prefer six (6) months recent work experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must be registered (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and licensed (or temporary license) by the Arizona Board of Respiratory Care Examiners.

    + Requires BLS or ACLS. A card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.

    + Prefer certification in PALS and NALS.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Knowledge of additional languages is preferred.

    + Must have basic computer knowledge.

    + Must have ability to plan, modify and coordinate respiratory care and treatments.

    + Must be able to administer therapeutic agents and treatments, observe patients and determine effects of treatments, and instruct patients and families in home care.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service
    Rotech Healthcare Inc.    PEORIA, AZ 85381
     Posted about 4 hours    

    YES, Rotech is still hiring to help serve our patients during this time of COVID-19

    As your Home Respiratory and DME equipment and services provider, our number one priority is the safety of our patients and our employees. PPE is provided to all of our employees that will have contact with patients.

    We have implemented the following measures:

    + We are maintaining social distancing of at least 6 feet in both the workplace and during home delivery/pickup, whenever possible.

    + We are asking patients to complete a screening questionnaire to determine high-risk situations for our employees.

    + We have enhanced cleaning procedures for all of our equipment.

    + We are communicating frequently with our employees regarding the latest guidance from the CDC.

    Summary

    We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist (RT / RRT / CRT) to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. This position is a Paid Per Service / Paid Per Job / Paid Per Set-Up. Want extra money on top of your other job?? Want to work PT or FT?? This would be perfect for you. Work your own hours, create your own schedule. The more set-ups you complete, the more money you will make. Doesn't that sound sweet? Apply now to have the schedule that you want to work and as many or little hours that you want.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    + Available for on-call assignments as needed

    + Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech’s policy and the Location Manager (e.g., AHCC locations)

    + Conducts patient assessment per Rotech’s policies and procedures and the physician’s orders

    + Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certification

    + Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech’s policies and procedures

    + Maintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashion

    + Maintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practice

    + Provides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotech’s policies and procedures

    + Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotech’s policies and procedures

    + Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location Manager

    + Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location Manager

    + Patient assessment may include but is not limited to:

    a) Verbal assessment (e.g., patient history, symptom review, etc.)

    b) Physical assessment (e.g., lung auscultation, blood pressure, etc.)

    c) Diagnostics (e.g., oximetry, sleep screenings, etc.)

    d) Determines whether Standing Order exists for each patient; and if not, works with sales to obtain

    e) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per procedure

    f) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVR

    + Provides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:

    a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safety

    b) Physician’s prescription for equipment use

    c) Importance of compliance with physician’s prescription

    d) Benefits of therapy

    e) Potential consequences of noncompliance

    f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy

    + Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:

    a) Invasive ventilator

    b) Noninvasive ventilator

    c) Infant monitors

    d) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)

    + Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:

    a) Invasive ventilator

    b) Noninvasive ventilator

    c) Infant monitors

    d) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    + None

    Employment is contingent on

    + Background investigation (company-wide)

    + Drug screen (when applicable for the position)

    + Valid driver’s license in state of residence with a clean driving record (when applicable for the position)

    Education and/or Experience

    + Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred

    + Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT); RRT/CRT is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN, LPN, LPV) depending upon state licensure laws

    + Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred

    + Home respiratory care experience is preferred

    + Maintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per year

    + May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of location

    + Must be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the location

    + Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    + Deductive problem solving skills

    + Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with physicians, location employees and patients to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner

    + Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude

    + Interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums

    + Knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or Home Medical Equipment (HME)

    + Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive information

    + Make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessment

    + Mapping skills including ability to plan time-saving routes

    + Multi-task along with attention to detail

    + Read and successfully interpret written directions and/or instructions in English

    + Review patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech’s policies and procedures

    + Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills

    + Sense of urgency and responsiveness to physicians, location employees and patients

    + Work independently and as part of a team

    Physical Demands

    + Available for on-call assignments as needed

    + Requires close vision to small print on computer and or paperwork

    + Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens

    + Requires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipment

    + Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking or listening

    Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities

    + Email transmission and communication

    + Internet navigation and research

    + Microsoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, Access, etc.

    + Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer

    Work Environment

    + Office environment, warehouse, the field

    + Travel via automobile required to patient’s homes, referral sources and meetings

    + May be required to use a personal vehicle for business activities with reimbursement

    + Will Work out of assigned location

    + Occasionally works alternative schedules to accommodate clinics

    Benefits

    + 401k savings plan

    + Medical, Dental and Vision

    + Life Insurance and Disability

    + Generous Paid Time Off {Paid Time-Off (PTO), Floating Holidays (FHL) and Holidays}

    + Bonus and Incentive Opportunities (Non-Exempt and Exempt)

    + Referral Bonus, Employee Discounts and Recognition Programs (internal money to spend at our company on-line store)

    + Career Path, Advancement and Management Opportunities

    + Internet Wi-Fi reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

    + Cell Phone reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

    + Mileage reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

    + Work from home (when applicable for the position)

    Make the right move, Create your job profile and Submit your resume today!! The hiring manager will review your resume and contact you if your qualifications match our needs. Sign into your account at any time to view the status of any positions that you submitted your resume to. We appreciate your interest in Rotech Healthcare Inc.

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    Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Rotech Healthcare Inc. recruits, employs, trains, promotes, transfers, separates from employment and compensates employees without regard to membership in, association with, or perception of race, color, age, gender, gender identity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality where Rotech has employees. Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

    Requisition ID: 2020-8468

    Street: 8581 W KELTON LN

    Street 2: STE 208

    External Company URL: www.rotech.com


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem Days - Thompson Peak Medical Center
    HonorHealth    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258
     Posted about 4 hours    

    Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers.

    HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.

    Responsibilities

    Job SummaryThis position sets up, operates, and administers all types of respiratory care equipment and procedures to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness to both general floor and critical care areas. Evaluates therapeutic objectives and outcomes and transcribes verbal orders from physicians in the medical record. Performs arterial puncture, blood gas analysis, co-oximetry, electrocardiograms, electrolytes, and other basic pulmonary function testing.

    + Sets up, operates, and monitors mechanical ventilators as ordered. Makes appropriate changes as ordered. Assures the patency, stability, and location of the artificial airway. Assures adequate and appropriate humidification through the artificial airway. The therapist must be familiar with the operation of numerous different mechanical ventilators. They must also be proficient with many modes of mechanical ventilation and their applications. Assists with the transportation of mechanically ventilated patients to other patient care areas.

    + Performs routine respiratory care treatments and oxygen administration in adult, pediatric, and neonatal areas. Such therapy includes, but, is not limited to aerosol therapy, nebulized medications, metered dose inhalers, flutter therapy, PEP therapy, incentive spirometry; nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning; breathing exercises, CPAP/BiPAP therapy and support, sputum induction, and oxygen analysis. The therapist describes and instructs therapies or procedures to patients and/or families in a clear and professional manner. The therapist reviews, prioritizes and readjusts their daily assignment to perform therapy in an efficient and organized manner and to provide the highest degree of patient care possible.

    + Performs arterial punctures. Accurately completes a variety of blood tests including arterial blood gas analysis, co-oximetry, and electrolytes as well as the calculation of diagnostic relationships such as shunt, dead space, arterial-venous oxygen content and alveolar-arterial oxygen differences. Performs quality control and proficiency testing on analyzers and verifies and documents the results. Immediately reports and documents the results with critical values to the appropriate nurse or physician.

    + Gathers materials and equipment for therapy and transports them to patient’s bedside. Examines the patient chart for appropriate and complete orders and checks the patient’s identification band to verify the patient’s identity. Mixes measures and dispenses pharmacological solutions and drugs as prescribed by the physician. Documents all mechanical ventilator parameters and changes, all respiratory treatments, tests, or appropriate respiratory monitors and the patient’s responses in the electronic or paper medical record in a timely manner, generally while performing therapy or shortly afterwards as close to the time of treatment as possible. Documents and reports delays or omissions.

    + Reviews prescriptions prepared by physicians to determine completeness. Assesses the neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients; systematically uses technical skills to establish the appropriate level of respiratory care to be administered.

    + Assist the physician in beside procedures as required. Takes physician’s verbal orders and transcribes appropriately.

    Performs bag and mask ventilation and maintains an adequate airway and assists with life threatening events. Attends all resuscitations and traumas as assigned.

    Performs basic pulmonary function testing, including determination of vital capacity, forced inspiratory/expiratory flows, flow volume loops, and peak flow maneuvers. Performs resting and exercise oximetry testing. Some therapists perform complete pulmonary function studies including diffusion, lung volumes, body box procedures and Pulmonary stress procedures.

    Collects soiled equipment from patient areas, transports to CV Respiratory Therapy department or appropriate cleaning area and cleans, disinfects, sterilizes and packages respiratory care equipment as needed. Performs minor trouble shooting of equipment as necessary. Recognizes when equipment needs to be repaired or have preventative maintenance performed and takes the necessary steps to resolve the issue.

    + Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education Graduate of a 2 year AMA approved Respiratory Care program. RequiredExperience6 months experience for Network float position Required Licenses and CertificationsRespiratory\RCP - Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner RCP Required

    Respiratory\RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Required

    Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS Certification Required


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem Days - Deer Valley Medical Center
    HonorHealth    PHOENIX, AZ 85067
     Posted about 4 hours    

    Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers.

    HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.

    Responsibilities

    Job SummaryThis position sets up, operates, and administers all types of respiratory care equipment and procedures to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness to both general floor and critical care areas. Evaluates therapeutic objectives and outcomes and transcribes verbal orders from physicians in the medical record. Performs arterial puncture, blood gas analysis, co-oximetry, electrocardiograms, electrolytes, and other basic pulmonary function testing.

    + Sets up, operates, and monitors mechanical ventilators as ordered. Makes appropriate changes as ordered. Assures the patency, stability, and location of the artificial airway. Assures adequate and appropriate humidification through the artificial airway. The therapist must be familiar with the operation of numerous different mechanical ventilators. They must also be proficient with many modes of mechanical ventilation and their applications. Assists with the transportation of mechanically ventilated patients to other patient care areas.

    + Performs routine respiratory care treatments and oxygen administration in adult, pediatric, and neonatal areas. Such therapy includes, but, is not limited to aerosol therapy, nebulized medications, metered dose inhalers, flutter therapy, PEP therapy, incentive spirometry; nasotracheal and artificial airway suctioning; breathing exercises, CPAP/BiPAP therapy and support, sputum induction, and oxygen analysis. The therapist describes and instructs therapies or procedures to patients and/or families in a clear and professional manner. The therapist reviews, prioritizes and readjusts their daily assignment to perform therapy in an efficient and organized manner and to provide the highest degree of patient care possible.

    + Performs arterial punctures. Accurately completes a variety of blood tests including arterial blood gas analysis, co-oximetry, and electrolytes as well as the calculation of diagnostic relationships such as shunt, dead space, arterial-venous oxygen content and alveolar-arterial oxygen differences. Performs quality control and proficiency testing on analyzers and verifies and documents the results. Immediately reports and documents the results with critical values to the appropriate nurse or physician.

    + Gathers materials and equipment for therapy and transports them to patient’s bedside. Examines the patient chart for appropriate and complete orders and checks the patient’s identification band to verify the patient’s identity. Mixes measures and dispenses pharmacological solutions and drugs as prescribed by the physician. Documents all mechanical ventilator parameters and changes, all respiratory treatments, tests, or appropriate respiratory monitors and the patient’s responses in the electronic or paper medical record in a timely manner, generally while performing therapy or shortly afterwards as close to the time of treatment as possible. Documents and reports delays or omissions.

    + Reviews prescriptions prepared by physicians to determine completeness. Assesses the neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients; systematically uses technical skills to establish the appropriate level of respiratory care to be administered.

    + Assist the physician in beside procedures as required. Takes physician’s verbal orders and transcribes appropriately.

    Performs bag and mask ventilation and maintains an adequate airway and assists with life threatening events. Attends all resuscitations and traumas as assigned.

    Performs basic pulmonary function testing, including determination of vital capacity, forced inspiratory/expiratory flows, flow volume loops, and peak flow maneuvers. Performs resting and exercise oximetry testing. Some therapists perform complete pulmonary function studies including diffusion, lung volumes, body box procedures and Pulmonary stress procedures.

    Collects soiled equipment from patient areas, transports to CV Respiratory Therapy department or appropriate cleaning area and cleans, disinfects, sterilizes and packages respiratory care equipment as needed. Performs minor trouble shooting of equipment as necessary. Recognizes when equipment needs to be repaired or have preventative maintenance performed and takes the necessary steps to resolve the issue.

    + Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education Graduate of a 2 year AMA approved Respiratory Care program. RequiredExperience6 months experience for Network float position Required Licenses and CertificationsRespiratory\RCP - Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner RCP Required

    Respiratory\RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Required

    Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS Certification Required


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Respiratory Therapist
    Dignity Health    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted about 4 hours    

    **Overview**

    Located conveniently in the heart ofis a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

    We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned,,,, and(which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

    _U.S News & World Report_ routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

    St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of.

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    _For the health of our community ... we are proud_ _to be_ _a tobacco-free campus._

    **Responsibilities**

    Join our Westgate Respiratory Services Department as we seek a Certified Respiratory Therapist to join our team! Assesses, delivers, and documents respiratory care to include pulmonary hygiene and airway management and performs diagnostic exams as necessary. Manages all patients on ventilators and related life support equipment. Performs routine blood gas analysis. Assesses, plans, and evaluates the patient plan of care utilizing multiple respiratory modalities, respiratory therapy driven protocols, and advanced ventilation techniques.

    Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.

    **Qualifications**

    **Minimum Requirements:**

    Graduate of an AMA Respiratory Therapy Program required. Certified Respiratory Therapist (RG RT) required. Registered Repiratory Therapist (RG RRT) preferred. BLS required. ACLS required. NRP required (if working Nursery ICU). PALS (as required by facility).

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    to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.

    **Job ID** _2020-128399_

    **Employment Type** _Full Time_

    **Department** _Respiratory Therapy (Westgate Campus)_

    **Hours / Pay Period** _72_

    **Facility** _St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center_

    **Shift** _Night_

    **Standard Hours** _6:00pm - 6:30am_

    **Work Schedule** _12 Hour_

    **Location** _AZ-Glendale_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Respiratory Therapist
    Dignity Health    PHOENIX, AZ 85067
     Posted about 4 hours    

    **Overview**

    Located conveniently in the heart ofis a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

    We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned,,,, and(which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

    _U.S News & World Report_ routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

    St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of.

    Look for us onand follow us on.

    _For the health of our community ... we are proud_ _to be_ _a tobacco-free campus._

    **Responsibilities**

    Assesses, delivers, and documents respiratory care to include pulmonary hygiene and airway management and performs diagnostic exams as necessary. Manages all patients on ventilators and related life support equipment. Performs routine blood gas analysis. Assesses, plans, and evaluates the patient plan of care utilizing multiple respiratory modalities, respiratory therapy driven protocols, and advanced ventilation techniques.

    **Qualifications**

    **REQUIRED:**

    Graduate of an AMA Respiratory Therapy Program

    Certified Respiratory Therapist (RG RT)

    BLS

    PALS (as required by facility)

    **PREFERRED:**

    Registered Respiratory Therapist

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    Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

    to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.

    **Job ID** _2020-128398_

    **Employment Type** _Full Time_

    **Department** _Respiratory Therapy_

    **Hours / Pay Period** _72_

    **Facility** _St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center_

    **Shift** _Night_

    **Standard Hours** _6:00pm - 6:30am_

    **Work Schedule** _12 Hour_

    **Location** _AZ-PHOENIX_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist
    Banner Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted about 5 hours    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Mesa, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Respiratory Thrpy-Hosp

    **Work Shift:**

    Night

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that’s why we work hard every day to make a difference in people’s lives. Do you like the idea of making a positive change in people’s lives – and your own? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

    As a Registered Respiratory Therapist you will provide comfort and compassion to all those they serve and partner with nurses and physicians to ensure quality patient care. Our discipline includes our vascular access team and hyperbaric RT’s who work hard to ensure our mission of making health care easier, so life can be better for all they care for. This opportunity is full-time, night shift 36hrs a week. This opportunity may require a weekend rotation which is eligible for a flat rate of $3hr weekend shift differential as well as an 18% night shift differential.

    Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

    Banner Baywood Medical Center is a 332-bed hospital serving the health care needs of the dynamic and growing East Valley communities of metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. We provide complete acute care services including cancer, stroke, women's health, rehabilitation, emergency medicine and surgery. In addition, our orthopedic unit has earned repeated recognition as having one of the Top 100 Orthopaedic Programs in the U.S. by The Health Network and HCIA, Inc.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

    3. Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    5. Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

    7. May supervise department staff.

    8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Associate or technical degree.

    Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

    Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    DATE APPROVED 05/20/2018

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist
    Banner Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Phoenix, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    **Work Shift:**

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix has held Magnet status since 2005 and was recently bestowed its fourth consecutive Magnet designation by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC). This designation is considered the gold standard of nursing excellence. What makes this truly extraordinary is only 1% of hospitals nationwide have achieved this designation four times.

    There are both day and night shifts available with a weekend rotation requirement. Enjoy an **18%-night shift differential** and a flat rate **$3/hour weekend shift differential** .

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

    3. Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    5. Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

    7. May supervise department staff.

    8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Associate or technical degree.

    Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

    Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
    Banner Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Phoenix, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Banner Staffing Services-AZ

    **Work Shift:**

    Varied

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Find your path in health care. When you join Banner Staffing Services, you join a team that puts patients first. You’ll make an impact on one of the country’s leading health systems and help make our patients’ lives easier. Apply today.

    Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are utilized as needed within our facilities. These positions are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner Health.

    **As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy:**

    + Competitive wages

    + Paid orientation

    + Flexible Schedules (select positions)

    + Fewer Shifts Cancelled

    + Weekly pay

    + 403(b) Pre-tax retirement

    + Employee Assistance Program

    + Employee wellness program

    + Discount Entertainment tickets

    + Restaurant/Shopping discounts

    + Auto Purchase Plan

    **Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered.** Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required.

    **POSITION SUMMARY**

    This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.

    **CORE FUNCTIONS**

    1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

    3. Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    5. Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

    6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

    7. May supervise department staff.

    8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

    NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

    **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

    Associate or technical degree.

    Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

    Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

    **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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