RRT
Banner Baywood Medical Center - Mesa, AZ

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Position is full-time, 36hrs, dayshift 6am-6:30pm, working 3 weekend days per month and some holidays.

About Banner Baywood Medical Center
Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix’s Best Hospitals, Banner Baywood Medical Center is a 332-bed hospital serving the health care needs of the dynamic and growing East Valley communities of metro Phoenix, Ariz., including Mesa, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Queen Creek and Fountain Hills. We provide complete acute care services including oncology, women's health, rehabilitation, emergency medicine, surgery and a nationally recognized Primary Stroke Center. A strong focus at Banner Baywood is orthopedics. Dedicated to joint replacement procedures, our orthopedic unit is recognized as one of the Top 100 Orthopaedic Programs in the U.S. by The Health Network and HCIA, Inc. Banner Baywood also offers state-of-the-art technology including: iCare – an extra layer of monitoring in intensive-care units, robotic surgery, electronic medical records, a system designed to reduce complications during labor and delivery and a 10,000 square-foot, on-site childcare center.

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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) or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist. 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. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as an RRT in the specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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