Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are
at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the
experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those
in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge.
If changing health care for the better sounds like something you
want to be part of, we want to hear from you.
As the RRT, you will bring your experience and passion for
health care to our Respiratory team! You will have the opportunity
to build relationships with the goal of making an impact on our
patients at such an important time in their lives. You will be an
active and engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our
patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective,
efficient, evidenced-based and high quality clinical care, outcome
focused and solution oriented.
Available shift is 36 hour/week days. A weekend rotation is
required; enjoy a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.
Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert
Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive
hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of
Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional
opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100
dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk
pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics,
cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating
rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced
technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner
Cardon Children's Medical Center If you desire to provide the best
care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon
Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed,
state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and
other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology -
including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide
high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities
feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six
pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric
rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With
clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive
culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you
help our very special patients.
This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary
and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of
health care settings.
Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed
by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in
accordance with established department/hospital policies and
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.
- 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.
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. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice must possess an Arizona Fingerprint
Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the
duration of their employment.
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
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.