The Respiratory Care Practitioner or Registered Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by physicians. Expert proficiency level required with the ability to handle complex cases and able to teach and mentor others. Performs all types of Respiratory Care including diagnostic testing, treadmills, complete PFTs, ABG machine maintenance, hemodynamics, special procedures and ENGs. Performs procedures required in the specialty areas, i.e. ICU, PACU, etc. Performs assessment and treatment of the newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.
MINIMUM EDUCATION ASSOCIATES DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED DEGREE PROGRAM IN RESPIRATORY CARE RECOGNIZED BY THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR RESPIRATORY CARE (COARC)
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE Must have 2 years of experience in an acute care setting
ICU, hemodynamic, PFT, and cardiology experience preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE ï¿½ Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) ï¿½ State License as a respiratory therapist ï¿½ CPR-Basic Life Support ï¿½ American Heart Association ï¿½ ACLS ï¿½ NRP ï¿½ PALS
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Region
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005040437
About Abrazo Region
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.