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  • Respiratory Therapist

    Job ID
    2018-62938
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    72
    Facility
    Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
    Shift
    12 Hour Day
    Location
    GILBERT
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    06:00-18:30
    Work Schedule
    12 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the Gilbert, Ariz., suburb of Phoenix, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert.

    Responsibilities

    Assesses, delivers, and documents respiratory care to include pulmonary hygiene and airway management and performs diagnostic exams as necessary. Manages all patients on ventilators and related life support equipment. Performs routine blood gas analysis. Assesses, plans, and evaluates the patient plan of care utilizing multiple respiratory modalities, respiratory therapy driven protocols, and advanced ventilation techniques.
     
     

    Qualifications

    Minimum:
     
    Graduate of an AMA Respiratory Therapy Program
    Certified Respiratory Therapist (RG RT)
    BLS, ACLS required
    NRP required (if working Nursery ICU)
    PALS (as required by facility)
     
    Preferred:
     
    Registered Repiratory Therapist (RG RRT)

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