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Respiratory Care Practitioner

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Gilbert, Arizona
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Requisition ID 2022-261060 Employment Type PRN Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period .01 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Monday - Sunday 06:00 PM - 06:30 AM Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

Hello Humankindness

Dignity Health’s Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is nationally known for our holistic approach to medicine, and here, you are a part of a “golden thread” of compassionate care that connects staff and patients. While walking through the Healing Garden–with it’s intertwined pathways, garden areas and fountains–you’re reminded of our dedication to honoring the whole person. Embracing total well-being, then seeing patients and their loved ones respond positively, is personally rewarding to you. Dignity Health is one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with over 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Mercy Gilbert is a modern, 212-bed, acute care, not-for-profit community hospital in the Phoenix area’s East Valley. We offer a full breadth of care, from emergency and cardiovascular to pediatric, orthopedic and diagnostic services. Since opening in June 2006, we have been named the “#1 Small-Sized Acute Care Hospital” by Arizona Business Magazine and the “#1 Healing Hospital in the Nation” by Baptist Healing Trust. We’ve also been named “Business of the Year” by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. You’re proud of these awards, but even more, you’re proud of the solace, serenity and reprieve you’re able to provide here. Living in Phoenix’s relatively new suburb of Gilbert, Arizona, you treasure its old-world charm mixed with modern-day luxuries. This urban center has all the shopping, restaurants and culture your heart desires, with all the outdoor activities your spirit needs. There are nearby lakes for boating, wakeboarding and water skiing, while Flagstaff and Sunrise offer winter skiing and snowboarding. Arizona has four professional sports teams, and you’re a year-round fan. You look forward to all the activities, but then again, at the end of a busy day, taking a moment to relax poolside and reflect. The scenery, the climate and the culture present the perfect backdrop for your healing work at Mercy Gilbert. Now is the perfect time to come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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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:

AZ Respiratory Therapist License

National Certified Respiratory Therapist OR National Registered Respiratory Therapist

American Heart Association Basic Life Support

Graduate of an AMA Respiratory Therapy Program required

High School Diploma/GED

Preferred:

National Registered Respiratory Therapist credential

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Neonatal Resuscitation

Pediatric Advanced Life Supports

NRP required (if working Nursery ICU).

One (1) year minimum experience in adult ICU

One (1) year minimum experience in Level 1 2 or 3 Nursery (NICU)

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