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Respiratory Therapist Lead

Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler, Arizona

The posted compensation range of $32.08 - $46.51 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-340899 Employment Type Full Time Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 1730-0630 Remote No Category Therapy

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Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 429 bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Chandler, Arizona. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 139 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.

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Registered Respiratory Therapist Lead performs all ranges of respiratory care including cardiac and medical critical care advanced modes of ventilator care as well as non-invasive ventilation on adults pediatrics and neonates emergency respiratory care blood gas analysis EKGs. 

  • Specialty experience required in at least two areas such as charge therapist stress testing pulmonary function testing arterial line insertion & maintenance transcutaneous monitoring or neonatal intensive care
  • Maintains and oversees the functioning of the blood gas lab and regulatory requirement by CAP JCAHO and state agencies.
  • Performs full range of basic respiratory care for all patient populations
  • Performs and documents a complete patient assessment including (but not limited to) vital signs, breath sounds, cough, and respiratory pattern with each ventilator system check and with each treatment.
  • Checks all equipment and respiratory modalities (including invasive and non-invasive), maintains alarms and documents accurately and completely.
  • Performs ABGs utilizing 2 patient identifiers, properly handles blood specimens, reports critical values, and maintains blood gas lab logs (where applicable).
  • Correctly charges, labels, scans and discards medications (including patient owned medications).
  • Serve as a team lead to other respiratory therapists

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Strong Critical care experience in CVICU ICU and Nursery

Minimum of (3) years experience within all facets of acute and respiratory care including arterial line inserion/maintenance

Graduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Therapy

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

AZ State RCP License

Current American Heart Association BLS ACLS and NRP required

Basic computer knowledge. Able to communicate clearly and tactfully


5 recent years of CAP experience strongly preferred

Preferred knowledge of arterial blood gas testing pulmonary function EKGs and NICU.


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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