Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 6:57 AM
This position assumes clinical responsibility for all respiratory care modalities. Performs a variety of diagnostic tests of the cardiopulmonary system and to determine the effect of disease and treatment on that system. Must be capable of exercising considerable independent clinical judgment in the respiratory care of patients and serving as a technical resource person to the physician(s) and hospital staff regarding current practices in respiratory care regarding effective and safe methods for administering respiratory care. Works under the general supervision of the director or the direction of a resource coordinator to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment and to perform special duties required by the assignment. Special duties include provision of basic and advanced respiratory care to adult, neonatal and/or pediatric patients in the intensive care unit and during transport, which frequently requires making rapid decisions and assisting physicians to respond to status changes in adult, neonatal and/or pediatric patients. Posting Department Respiratory Care Services Posting Department Description Cardiopulmonary Services encompasses Respiratory Care, EEG, EKG, Echocardiography and Cardiopulmonary Nursing Support Services. The Respiratory Care Services department performs both in-patient and out-patient diagnostic therapeutic procedures for patients in the adult, pediatric neonatal age groups. This department includes a pulmonary diagnostics lab that conducts various pulmonary function tests, arterial blood gas analysis, and bronchoscopies. Are you searching for your Season in the Sun? Sunny Days Starlit Nights Await! Welcome to Yuma, Arizona, where the sun shines 90 percent of the time, the monthly average temperature hovers at about 75.2 degrees and only three inches of rain a year dampen the desert. That's just enough moisture to ensure a vibrant spring bloom. We offer an outstanding seasonal travel program that provides a choice of 3 - 9 month assignments, round-trip travel reimbursement, ability to participate in YRMC's 401(k) matching employee funds up to 4%, a furnished apartment in YRMC's hospital owned apartment housing - Sonora Sunset (housing allowance available), and an attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay as well as premium pay differentials. Seasonal employees are also eligible to utilize our outpatient pharmacy to have prescriptions filled at a reduced rate. Area of Interest Allied Health Start Date Fall Work Week Sunday - Saturday Daily Hours 12 Bi-Weekly Hours 72 External Education Education Required: Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent education. Arizona Licensure. Must be either a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapist with 10 years of experience in hospital setting. Basic life support for healthcare providers and advanced life support certification(s) as appropriate & required for assigned areas. Education Preferred: Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) External Experience Experience Required: 1 year respiratory experience. Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment) Experience Preferred: 3 years respiratory care. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems.
• Location: Yuma
• Post ID: 69842317 yuma