Registered Respiratory Therapist

Banner Health Sun City West , AZ 85375

Posted 1 week ago

The compassion and professionalism of our Therapy Services employees create a workplace that is full of opportunities for growth and learning. Our benefits, as well as our career opportunities, are competitive and employee-focused.

The Respiratory Therapists at the Banner Del E. Webb campus excel at providing exceptional care and assistance to those whose breathing is, or can become, compromised.

As one of our Therapists, you will become an expert in your field and as you utilize your knowledge of Cardiopulmonary system to properly diagnose, assess and treat patients with both acute and chronic conditions. Our Therapists gain a wide range of experience as they rotate through our Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units, and other units. Our management team has been developed to provide you with support and encouragement as well as to inspire and connect each team member to our Mission, our Values and our Purpose.

If you are person who is Customer Obsessed, then Banner Del E. Webb is the place for you.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans 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.

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About Banner Del Webb Medical Center

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S.

News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

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

Essential Functions

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

May supervise department staff.

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 1 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.



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