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Respiratory Therapist / RT - PRN

Company: Dignity Rehabilitation Hospital-Gilbert
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: May 30, 2024

Job Description:

A career at Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital - Gilbert, a 40-bed state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Dignity Health, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "Valley of the Sun" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Phoenix metropolitan area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply! Our Benefits

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexible Self scheduling
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement for full time employees
  • Expansive benefit package for full time employees
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
  • Supportive leadership and culture
  • State-of-the-art equipment What you will do in this role:
    • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert to assess possible side effects to oxygen delivery
    • Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each
    • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning
    • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
    • Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure
    • Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures
    • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
      • Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure
      • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy
      • Current CPR certification. (Specify if BLS or ACLS)
      • Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services highly preferred Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital - Gilbert strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Dignity Rehabilitation Hospital-Gilbert, Gilbert , Respiratory Therapist / RT - PRN, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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