Respiratory Therapist Reg - On Call
This is a Per Diem (as needed) position working at Oro Valley Hospital.
Responsible for all general respiratory care duties as a respiratory care practitioner which includes the administration of aerosol therapy, arterial blood draws and analysis, ECG's, pulmonary function screening, airway maintenance and oxygen administration. Intensive care experience must include but not limited to arterial line management, ventilator maintenance and troubleshooting, intubation and extubating of patients.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Education: Associates degree in Respiratory care from an AMA accredited school of respiratory therapy.
Skills: Has current knowledge and skills appropriate to age/type of patient population served. Must be competent in performing general respiratory care procedures. Must be competent in communication skills that provide clear and accurate information in an appropriate manner within the developmental age range of the patient.
Licenses/Certifications: "Required: Current Arizona Respiratory Care License. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT from the NBRC) credential.American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS and ACLS.
For Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card"
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 177-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.