Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: December 5, 2018
Registered Respiratory Therapist - The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today Banner Home Medical Equipment is one of the top 5 providers in Maricopa County, AZ, and expanding into the Tucson market in March of 2018. The services we provide are Respiratory services, Sleep services, Ventilation services, Photo therapy, Negative Wound Pressure therapy, Orthotic and Prosthetics, Durable Medical equipment, Enteral Nutrition, Ostomy, and wound care supplies. We service over 150,000 customers each year, and in 2018 expect that to double. We are accredited by The Compliance Company, and have always achieved a three-year certification for services. We are excited to announce the opening of our new clinic for Banner Home Medical Equipment in Tucson, AZ! Join a fast-growing post-acute services agency in AZ! As a Home Health Registered Respiratory Therapist (Pap Specialist), you will have the opportunity to work in west valley providing patient care in the field and equipment training and set up in the clinic. 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 - About Banner Home Care and HospiceRanked in the top 25 percent of all home care agencies in the United States, Banner Home Care is the largest nonprofit, free-standing home care agency in Arizona. We provide intermittent health care for patients of all ages in the comfort of their home. Our home care team is experienced, compassionate and professional, and the results prove that Banner Home Care measures better than the national and Arizona average in almost all Medicare Quality Compare patient satisfaction results.About Banner HospiceBanner Hospice have been providing comfort care for the past 10 years in the Phoenix Metro area. The goal is to support quality of life, honor the wishes of patients, maintain the dignity of the individual and support the family through their grieving process. Inpatient Home care is also available for respite care and symptom management. The Banner Hospice Team can provide comfort to the patient and family by alleviating symptoms, by providing meaningful help and by creating an environment to develop lasting final memories. About Banner HealthBanner 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. - Job SummaryThis 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 QualificationsAssociate or technical degreeProof 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 QualificationsAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.
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